• The Sun
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Interesting Facts About Our Sun

    In many ancient cultures, the sun was seen as a symbol of divine power and revered as a deity. We now know that the Sun is just another star like the ones seen in the [...]
  • The Zodiac
    Astronomy Lists

    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 [...]
  • horologium
    Astronomy Lists

    Astronomy vs Astrology Quotes

    In ancient cultures people noticed that astronomical events in the heavens seemed to impact life on Earth, such as stars and constellations appearing in the night sky at certain times of the year marking the [...]
  • Io - Full Disk Centered on Media Regio
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Interesting Facts about Io

    Of Jupiter’s Galilean moons, Io is the closest to the planet at an average distance of 422,000 km (262,219 miles), and is the moon with the highest density. It is also the solar system object [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Astronomy Lists

    List of 10 Brightest Stars in the Sky

    The naked eye can see thousands of stars in the night sky, with a star’s luminosity determined by its distance from Earth, its chemical composition, and how big it is. Astronomers assign stars a magnitude, [...]
  • Image Credit: Radio Telescope by Ton Zhou
    Astronomy History

    Top Astronomical Discoveries Made by Radio Telescopes

    Aside from sending out expeditions, space exploration is made possible with the use of certain instruments; more specifically – telescopes. However, astronomers do not solely rely on optical telescopes to observe space. Some really distant [...]
  • Cocoon Nebula
    Astronomy Lists

    Nebulae Named After Insects

    Nebulae are also amongst the biggest structures in the universe. They can be more than hundreds of light-years across, with their diffuse clouds of gas forming into imaginative and colorful shapes, allowing astronomers to let [...]