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From the Schrodinger equation we can see that the radial probability is NEVER zero, so it would be possible to see an electron in the moon, for example.

But if I understood correctly, all orbitals have an specific energy associated to it. In the cas of the 1s Hydrogen orbital is -13,6eV. The average potential energy of an electron in that orbital is -2 *13,6 eV and the average kinetic energy is +13,6eV.

But consider an electron in the moon. The potential electric energy of that electron would be practically zero. So, for the total energy to be -13,6 eV, the kinetic energy would have to be -13,6eV, which is impossible.

What is wrong with this reasoning?