Thank You! It hadn’t been easy when I kept listening to these tirades as to “when we observe it” and when said but how we observed it? No one was helpful. How are we supposed to observe a damned electron with our bare eyes? THEY NEVER QUESTION THAT!
I have a question, is there any current astronomical theory or idea that mercury was once one of these “hot Jupiter’s" , and the tiny, dense iron ball that is the first planet closest to the sun, is in fact the “cindered” core of a gas giant that migrated in, early in our solar systems formation ? Just seems like a logical conclusion, considering how…
Did this planet form in its present orbit, or was it formed farther out, then migrated inward, due to some orbital disturbance?
How old is this planet? How long could it last with these forces ripping it apart?
How did astronomers discover that it was football shaped?