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Dear Paul

Is there a possibility of rain occuring in other 8 Planets?

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Prashant

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Hi Prashant

There certainly is!  Astronomers suggest that there are frequent rainstorms on Venus (albeit with sulfuric acid laced liquid, rather than water) and there is clear evidence of rain in ages past on Mars.  Mercury has no real atmosphere, so that's not an option.  And the other planets are huge gas giants that are covered in clouds--and those cloud must sometimes condense into precipitation.

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Astronomy and telescope making. Have made at least seven telescopes, both refractors and reflectors, and have spent 30 years looking at the nighttime sky.

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