• 10 Most Spectacular Nebulae in the Universe
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    10 Most Spectacular Nebulae in the Universe

    While we have all marvelled at the spectacular images of various types of nebulae we have seen on-screen or in magazines, its easy to forget that each image we see represents a brief snapshot of [...]
  • 10 Black Hole Quotes
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    10 Black Hole Quotes

    John Michell (1724–1793): “If the semi-diameter of a sphere of the same density as the Sun were to exceed that of the Sun in the proportion of 500 to 1, a body falling from an [...]
  • Top 10 Desktop Apps For Stargazing
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    Top 10 Desktop Apps For Stargazing

    While computers and specialized software are not strictly required for stargazing at the amateur level, there is no doubt that the stargazing hobby can be greatly enhanced with the use of computers and user-friendly software. [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Night Sky Stars
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    10 Interesting Facts About Night Sky Stars

    Twinkle, twinkle little star…I think I know what you are! However, there remains much to be learned about stars, and how they live and die, but until such time that we know it all, here [...]
  • Top 7 Night Sky Objects For Stargazing
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    Top 7 Night Sky Objects For Stargazing

    Here is a list of 7 night sky objects which have delighted stargazers for centuries. On account of their size, they can also be viewed either with the naked eye or with a pair of [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 10 Coolest Methods Of Time Travel
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    10 Coolest Methods Of Time Travel

    1: A Leisurely One Second Per Second People who say that time travel is impossible should think again. After all, we’re all time travelers, scooting along through the space-time continuum at a rate of one [...]
  • Interesting Facts About Polaris
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    Interesting Facts About Polaris

    Located Near North Celestial Pole Polaris is a white supergiant star located around 430 light-years away in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is has an apparent magnitude of 1.97, making it the 48th brightest star [...]
  • 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. [...]

Stargazing

  • Summer Triangle
    June 21st marks the official start of summer in the northern hemisphere, but observers in far-northern latitudes are to a large extent deprived of views of the summer night sky by persistent twilight that washes out all but the brightest stars. [...]