• 10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes
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    10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes

    1: A Massive Star Collapsing In Upon Itself A black hole is formed when a large star starts running out of fuel and begins to collapse under its own gravity. Such a star may become [...]
  • Betelgeuse Interesting Facts
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    Betelgeuse Interesting Facts

    Located In Orion Constellation Betelgeuse is a red supergiant star located 640 light-years away in the constellation of Orion. This distinctive star is found in the upper-left corner of Orion and marks the hunter’s right [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 10 Top Astronomers from the Ancient World
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    10 Top Astronomers from the Ancient World

    From the western historical perspective, it is sometimes easy to focus on the astronomical works of early Greek astronomers too tightly, while overlooking the worthy contributions made by earlier philosophers from other cultures that have [...]
  • Top 15 Astronomy Myths
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    Top 15 Astronomy Myths

    1: Copernicus First Suggested Earth Revolves Around Sun Polish astronomer Copernicus (1473-1543) was not the first person to suggest the Earth revolves around a stationary Sun, but he was the first to revive and elaborate [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 20 Interesting Astronomy Quotes
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    20 Interesting Astronomy Quotes

    Yajnavalkya (9th century BC): “The sun strings these worlds – the earth, the planets, the atmosphere – to himself on a thread.” Homer (8th century BC): ” The stars never lie, but the astrologers lie [...]
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    10 Most Influential Astronomers Of All Time

    While it is almost impossible to list all the astronomers that have made valuable contributions to the science of astronomy through the ages, it becomes merely difficult to list the ten most important astronomers of [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Alpha Centauri
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    10 Interesting Facts About Alpha Centauri

    1: Sun’s Nearest Star System Alpha Centauri is our nearest star neighbor, and is a mere 4.37 light years from the Sun. More accurately, though, it is the nearest ‘star system’ as it actually consists [...]

Stargazing

  • Spring Constellations
    In May, take time to venture out in the early evening to see such magnificent sites as the lionesque constellation of Leo making its way from east to west across the night sky, followed by Virgo, the 2nd largest constellation, which [...]