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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Why is the sky blue in the day and black at night?

During the day (daylight) the sky has a blue appearance because the Sun’s light (white light) is made up of rainbow of colors (red,...