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What's the longest plausible duration for a total solar eclipse? is on hold as off-topic -- "This question does not appear to be about worldbuilding, within the scope defined in the help center". From the question:

Given a planet and moon roughly like Earth and our Moon, are there modifications we can make to the orbit, size, or rotational speed of either body that could extend this out, while still maintaining a stable system?

My target is 15 minutes for a single location on the planet to witness an eclipse, ideally while able to see the sun's corona. Preference is for the eclipse to be caused by a moon rather than a large planet.

How is this not about worldbuilding? Is it the title? (Since it doesn't really match the body I'll edit that now.)

A comment suggested asking on Astronomy, but the OP rightly pointed out that they'd close it as hypothetical.

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    $\begingroup$ If it is just the title causing this to be on hold as off-topic (I agree, it's clearly on topic), this should go without saying but I think reviewers need to be much more careful in reading the question, not just the title... $\endgroup$ – Mithrandir24601 Sep 10 '17 at 7:52
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    $\begingroup$ The question has been re-opened at time of posting this. $\endgroup$ – Bellerophon Sep 10 '17 at 13:08
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I do not understand why this question is deemed "off topic".

Unless someone explains in detail I'll vote to reopen the question.

To me this is a question on an alternate reality or exoplanet having certain characteristics; what's "off topic" on worldbuilding?

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While I don't see how this question should be off-topic it bothers me a tad that Hohmannfan is among the close-voters - as I understand that user to be sort of an astro-nut (aka big with these things).

Nevertheless I voted to reopen the question as it def is on-topic here.

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