• 10 Interesting Facts about Brown Dwarf Stars
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    10 Interesting Facts about Brown Dwarf Stars

    As a general rule, brown dwarf stars can be described as sub-stellar objects that range from between 13 and 90 Jupiter masses. Consequently, brown dwarfs are considered a missing link between gas giant planets and [...]
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    20 Recommended Astronomy Books

    There are thousands of internet resources that serve the interests of the majority of most amateur astronomers most of the time. However, some types of information can only be obtained from old-style paper books. It [...]
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    Top 10 Desktop Apps For Stargazing in 2022

    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. [...]
  • 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 thought to contain [...]
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    Top 10 Night Sky Objects for Amateur Astronomers

    Although there are thousands of astronomical objects worth observing in the night sky, all astronomers, both amateur and professional alike, will tell you that they have their own personal favorites. These might include lingering early [...]
  • Top Deep-Sky Objects in Ursa Major
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    Top Deep-Sky Objects in Ursa Major

    The constellation Ursa Major is not only the third biggest of all the 88 recognized constellations, taking up an area of 1279.66 square degrees, or 3.10% of the night sky, but it is also one [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About The Planet Mercury
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    10 Interesting Facts About The Planet Mercury

    Mercury is both the solar system’s smallest planet and the planet closest to the Sun. It’s relatively easy to see before sunrise or at dusk and has been known about since ancient times. It also [...]
  • 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 [...]
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    Top 7 Night Sky Objects For Stargazing

    What are the easiest deep sky objects to see? Here is a list of 7 night sky objects that are great for beginners, and which have delighted stargazers for centuries. On account of their size, [...]
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    The Spookiest Nebulae in the Universe

    Nebulae are among the most beautiful, complex, and least understood objects in the entire Universe, with how we perceive them often depending upon our skill in manipulating photographic images, rather than our observation skills. Once [...]