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04 Dec 2023, 6:36 pm

Silly NTs, I have Aspergers, and having Aspergers is gr-r-reat!


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04 Dec 2023, 7:54 pm

I'm not sure this is particularly mysterious. In order to have a gas planet, you need a large enough mass to keep the gas from escaping. The only way that you could have a moon that large would be to have an absolutely massive planet for it to orbit around. I'm not even sure you could have such a large planet as it would likely be collapsing in on itself. Jupiter barely escaped becoming another sun and it's not anywhere near large enough to have a gas planet orbiting it.