The North Star Polaris

Polaris the North Star

The North Star (Polaris) The North Star, also called Polaris, is of famous for the fact that it indicates the north. Th...
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M5 – Globular cluster

M5 - Globular cluster in the Snake Globular cluster M5 is the last in this series of globular clusters at the beginning...
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The Star Vega (alpha Lyrae)

Information About Star Vega The Star Vega; named after Arcturus, is the second brightest star in the northern sky. Arou...
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M7 – The Ptolemy Cluster

What is Ptolemy Cluster Just southwest of its predecessor M6 we find the very conspicuous open cluster M7. This cluster...
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Lagoon Nebula Facts

M8 - the Lagoon Nebula The Lagoon Nebula is on Messier's list along with several other objects. It is a huge gas cloud ...
Lunar Eclips

Lunar Eclipse

In a lunar eclipse, the sun, the earth, and the moon all play a role. Lunar eclipse happens when the Earth passes betwee...
moon-facts

Interesting Facs About Moon

The Moon Surface The sight of the full Moon is something to behold. Depending where you are on earth when you look at t...
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Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud around our solar system Recent astronomical discoveries reveal a fascinating structure within our solar ...
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How is a star born?

Birth of a star The universe is a wondrous place where many processes, that defy all imagination,occur. One of these ma...
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Daylight savings time-DST-2014

What is Daylight Savings Time Originally introduced in 1784 by Benjamin Franklin, DST (Daylight Savings Time) is the ti...