• Fun Facts About The Geminids Meteor Shower
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    Fun Facts About The Geminids Meteor Shower

    In December stargazers everywhere are treated to the year’s grand finale meteor shower known as the Geminids. This two week spectacle begins around the 7th and is more prolific than even the famous Perseids and [...]
  • Top 10 Strangest Galaxies In The Universe
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    Top 10 Strangest Galaxies In The Universe

    A galaxy refers to a huge system of stars, planets, gas, and dust that are gravitationally bound together. Our solar system, for instance, is part of the Milky Way galaxy, which is though to contain [...]
  • Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico
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    Top Astronomical Discoveries Made by Radio Telescopes

    Aside from sending out expeditions, space exploration is made possible with the use of certain instruments; more specifically – telescopes. However, astronomers do not solely rely on optical telescopes to observe space. Some really distant [...]
  • Titania
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    10 Interesting Facts about Titania

    With a circumference of 4,956 km (271,104 miles), Titania is the biggest moon of the planet Uranus, and the 8th biggest solar system moon overall. Titania was discovered by William Herschel on January 11, 1787, [...]
  • Top 10 Greatest Discoveries In Astronomy
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    Top 10 Greatest Discoveries In Astronomy

    It is a matter of historical record that the high state of development of modern astronomy is due entirely to the efforts and observations of thousands of stargazers from all parts of the earth, and [...]
  • Interesting Quotes By Albert Einstein
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    Interesting Quotes By Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was the most influential physicist of the 20th century, and was born in Germany to a  Jewish family, although he later became a Swiss citizen (1901) and then a U.S. citizen in [...]
  • Europa
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    10 Interesting Facts about Europa

    Europa is the smallest of Jupiters’ Galilean moons, and while it is only slightly smaller than our own moon, it is nevertheless the 15th biggest object in the solar system, and more massive than all [...]
  • Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
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    15 Interesting Andromeda Galaxy Facts

    Part of Local Group If it were possible to travel anywhere in the galaxy, the next step would be to visit our 54 or so neighbouring minor galaxies, most of them dwarfs, that surround the [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations
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    10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations

    1: Constellations Are Star Patterns In The Night Sky Constellations (“set of stars”) are basically groups of stars that have imaginatively been linked together to depict mythological characters, animals and objects from mankind’s past. This allowed [...]
  • List of Best Space and Astronomy Websites
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    List of Best Space and Astronomy Websites

    Although there are millions of websites that deal with astronomy, cosmology, and space in general, many are guilty of disseminating half-truths, distorted truths, or just plain bad science. So where do you start to look [...]

Stargazing

  • Asteroid 3 Juno
    Prominent constellations at this time of year include Lyra, Cygnus, Andromeda, and Pegasus in the south, but the constellation Taurus is now appearing in east during the late evening. Taurus is known as one of the most beautiful constellations, and it [...]