The Star Vega (alpha Lyrae)

Information About Star Vega The Star Vega; named after Arcturus, is the second brightest star in the northern sky. Around midnight it can be seen with...
facts about dwarf planets

Dwarf Planets

Dwarf Planet Definition Dwarf planets are defined as celestial bodies that: Orbit around the sun. Have enough mass to have a (almost) round shape. Have...

Is there life on other planets?

Life on Other Planets: Possibility of life on other planets in space has been the biggest challenge for astronomers for many years. Top candidates list include moons...

M7 – The Ptolemy Cluster

What is Ptolemy Cluster Just southwest of its predecessor M6 we find the very conspicuous open cluster M7. This cluster is easily seen by the naked...
earth facts

Facts About Earth

Interesting facts about earth Bowling ball: The earth has a more smooth surface than a bowling ball. (if you scale it to the same size) ...

M5 – Globular cluster

M5 - Globular cluster in the Snake Globular cluster M5 is the last in this series of globular clusters at the beginning of Messier's list is...

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 in which large...

Is outer space a perfect vacuum?

Outer space (also called just space) is all the space in the universe beyond Earth and its atmosphere. It can be simple stated that...

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 magical phenomena is the birth...

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. The best way to find...