• 10 Interesting Facts about Ganymede
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    10 Interesting Facts about Ganymede

    Ganymede is the biggest satellite in the solar system, and also the biggest object in the solar system that does not have a substantial atmosphere. Discovered by Galileo in January of the year 1610 along [...]
  • Titan
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    10 Interesting Facts about Titan

    Titan is Saturn’s biggest moon and a fully 50% bigger and 80% more massive than our own Moon, making it the second-biggest natural satellite in the entire solar system after Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter. [...]
  • Astronomy Quotes In Shakespeare
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    Astronomy Quotes In Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was England’s greatest author and amongst his voluminous works are numerous  references to astronomical, as well as astrological bodies, such as stars, planets, the moon or meteors. Here are a few of [...]
  • In simple terms, a variable star is a star whose luminosity changes or fluctuates as seen from Earth. The changes in luminosity can be caused by a wide range of possible causes, some of which involve the structure/composition of the star, while others may involve extrinsic factors such as a companion star that eclipses a normally relatively stable star periodically.
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    10 Interesting Facts about Variable Stars

    In simple terms, a variable star is a star whose luminosity changes or fluctuates as seen from Earth. The changes in luminosity can be caused by a wide range of possible causes, some of which [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About The Planet Mercury
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    10 Interesting Facts About The Planet Mercury

    1: Associated With All Things Fast In Roman times Mercury was a very busy god of commerce, wealth, eloquence, messages, travelers, luck, trickery and thieves, whose other responsibilities included conveying the dead to the underworld. [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Our Sun
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    10 Interesting Facts About Our Sun

    1) Classified As A Yellow Dwarf The Sun is classified as a G-type yellow dwarf (G2V), which is a little misleading as stars in this sequence can vary in color from yellow for cooler stars, [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Alpha Centauri
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    10 Interesting Facts About Alpha Centauri

    1: Sun’s Nearest Star System Alpha Centauri is our nearest star neighbor, and is a mere 4.37 light years from the Sun. More accurately, though, it is the nearest ‘star system’ as it actually consists [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts about Callisto
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    10 Interesting Facts about Callisto

    Callisto is Jupiters’ second-biggest moon, and the third-biggest moon in the solar system, after another one of Jupiter’s moons, Ganymede, and then Titan, the largest moon of the planet Saturn. As with Jupiter’s main moons [...]
  • Triton
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    10 Interesting Facts about Triton

    Neptune’s biggest moon, Triton, has a diameter of 2,700 km, making it the 7th biggest moon in the solar system, as well as its 16th biggest object overall. Triton also contains more than 99.5% of [...]

Stargazing

  • Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner
    October offers early risers in the northern hemisphere the chance to spot the Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, a periodic comet which returns every 6.6 years, and this time around will pass within a 36.3 million mile (58.5m kms) distance of the Earth. It [...]