Leonids
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: November 2015

October 29, 2015 James Miller 0

For most of November only the planets Mars, Jupiter, and Venus will be visible for any length of time, although they will fortunately form a rare alignment, colloquially known as the “Dance of the Planets”. […]

Hydra Constellation
Astronomy Lists

5 Largest Star Constellations in the Sky

October 28, 2015 James Miller 0

Even professional astronomers sometimes admit to having difficulty recognizing all of the 88 modern constellations, as most constellations are marked out by some stars that are not that visible to the naked eye, except under […]

10 Interesting Facts About Our Sun
Astronomy Lists

10 Interesting Facts About Our Sun

October 26, 2015 James Miller 0

1) Classified As A Yellow Dwarf The Sun is classified as a G-type yellow dwarf (G2V), which is a little misleading as stars in this sequence can vary in color from yellow for cooler stars, […]

Star Constellation Facts: Ursa Minor
Star Constellations

Star Constellation Facts: Ursa Minor

October 12, 2015 James Miller 0

Ursa Minor (“Little Bear”) is situated opposite to Ursa Major (“Big Bear”), and like The Big Dipper also contains an asterism of seven main stars, in this case known as The Little Dipper. Unlike The […]

7 Mysteries Of Time Explained
Astronomy Lists

7 Mysteries Of Time Explained

October 3, 2015 James Miller 0

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 […]