Lunar Eclipse

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

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...
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...
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) ...

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...

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...

Messier 6, M-6 Butterfly Cluster

M6 Constellation - Butterfly Cluster  The next two objects in the catalog of Messier are not globular clusters, but open clusters. Open star clusters are generally...

Kuiper Belt Definition and Facts

We will explain in this article How the Kuiper belt has been discovered,who discovered the Kuiper Belt and all relevant detailed information about it. Thanks to...

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...

Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud around our solar system Recent astronomical discoveries reveal a fascinating structure within our solar system. It consists of three zones. (Four if you...