Top Deep-Sky Objects in Ursa Major
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Top Deep-Sky Objects in Ursa Major

August 20, 2017 James Miller 0

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 Kuiper Belt
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10 Interesting Facts about the Kuiper Belt

August 18, 2017 James Miller 0

Also known as the Edgeworth–Kuiper belt, this structure extends from just beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune to a distance of roughly 50-55 astronomical units from the Sun. Composed primarily of small icy bodies […]

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