• Mars Map and Regions
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    10 Interesting Surface Features on Mars

    Mars has been in the human consciousness since pre-historic times, and can easily be seen as noticeably red with the naked eye as a result of iron oxides in its surface material. At its closest [...]
  • Manatee Nebula in Aquila
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    Nebulae Named after Aquatic Animals

    Nebulae of all types are among the most spectacular and spookiest looking structures in the entire Universe, and have been an endless source of intrigue and discovery for astronomers. How we perceive them, however, is [...]
  • Top 10 Facts About The Solar System
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    Top 10 Facts About The Solar System

    1: Solar System is 4.6 Billion Years Old The solar system is 4.6 billion years old and 99.86% of its mass is contained in our Sun, a rotating yellow dwarf star whose powerful gravity causes [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Alnilam in Orion
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    10 Interesting Facts about Blue Giant Stars

    Since there is no clear definition of blue giant stars, the term is frequently applied to any hot, massive star, albeit erroneously in some cases. For the most part though, blue giant stars fall into [...]
  • 7 Mysteries Of Time Explained
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    7 Mysteries Of Time Explained

    1: Did Time Exist Before The Big Bang? The Universe is believed to be around 13.7 billion years old, before which space and time did not exist and everything was compacted into a singularity smaller [...]
  • The Zodiac
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    Interesting Facts About The Constellation Aquarius

    A Zodiacal Constellation Aquarius means ‘water-bearer’ in Latin and it is a zodiacal constellation, meaning the Sun, Moon and planets regularly pass within its boundaries. From the Earth’s perspective, the Sun passes in front of [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Interesting Facts About Orion
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    Interesting Facts About Orion

    Winter Is Coming Orion can be seen by observers located between +85° and -75° of latitude, with the constellation’s appearance at night signalling that winter is coming. That is at least true from mid-northern latitudes [...]

Stargazing

  • Blood Moon
    In the northern hemisphere, July presents an ideal opportunity to stargaze whilst enjoying pleasant outdoor conditions, so don’t forget to make the most of the warm nights by familiarizing yourself with some of the spectacular astronomical objects the summer sky has [...]