• Top 10 Fascinating Facts About The Moon
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    Top 10 Fascinating Facts About The Moon

    The Moon has been Earth’s constant companion for most of its history, even though the mechanism of its formation is still the subject of some debate in astronomical circles. However, the Moon is one of [...]
  • Deep Sky Objects in Orion
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    Top Deep-Sky Objects in Orion

    Orion is one of the oldest recognized constellations, and contains two of the brightest stars in the sky, Rigel and Betelgeuse, Since it is visible from both hemispheres, the Orion constellation has also featured prominently in [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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, [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes
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    10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes

    Of all the strange objects that exist in the Universe, black holes are without doubt the strangest. In 1971, Cygnus X-1, the first physical black hole ever discovered, may have moved black holes away from [...]
  • Galileo's Telescope
    Astronomy History

    10 Most Influential Optical Telescopes in Astronomy

    With each successive generation of telescopes, more about the wonders and complexities of the Universe are revealed than could ever have been imagined. It is therefore natural to ask who invented the telescope? Nevertheless, the [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Hyades cluster
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    10 Easy Night Sky Targets for Binoculars

    The purpose of this list is to show that you do not always need a telescope to observe literally thousands of spectacular deep sky objects (DSOs) in the night sky. In most cases, the objects [...]

Stargazing

  • Perseids
    In the August, the Milky Way can be seen passing through the constellations of Sagittarius, Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila, Cassiopeia and Perseus. Meanwhile, the year’s most reliable meteor shower, the Perseids, is expected to peak on [...]