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Top 5 Exoplanet Detection Mechanisms

In a previous article, we discussed the different ways that scientists could utilize to detect and discover new exoplanets. In this article, we are going to discuss which are the Top 5 Exoplanet Detection Mechanisms!…


Messier 16 Eagle Nebula

Messier 16 Eagle Nebula

Messier 16 the famous Eagle Nebula, is a star-forming nebula with a young open star cluster located in Serpens. Messier 16 is maybe most famous for the Hubble photo showing the Pillars Of Creation, which lies…


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Blue Moon Future Dates

After learning about what a Blue Moon is, a common question is regarding when future blue moons would be visible. There are different types, with the seasonal and calendar blue moons, which differ based upon…


Blue Moon

Blue Moons: What Are They?

Blue moons are an additional full moon that appears in a subdivision of a year: either the third of four full moons in a season, or a second full moon in a month of the common calendar. The phrase in modern…


Celestial Sphere

Celestial Sphere

In astronomy and navigation, the celestial sphere is an abstract sphere that has an arbitrarily large radius and is concentric to Earth. All objects in the sky can be conceived as being projected upon the…


Messier 15 Great Pegasus Cluster

Messier 15 Great Pegasus Cluster

With over 100,000 stars and an age of 12 billion years old, Messier 15 the Great Pegasus Cluster is a magnificent sight to see. This globular cluster is one of the densest ever discovered, with…


Double Stars

Double Stars

In observational astronomy, a double star or visual double is a pair of stars that appear close to each other as viewed from Earth, especially with the aid of optical telescopes. The first double stars…


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Climate Change And Politics

We have talked about the importance of greenhouse gases in a previous article. That said, what does politics even have to do with climate change? Why does it even matter? The reason that climate change…


Messier 14

Messier 14

Messier 14 is a globular cluster that is 13 billion years old with 150,000 stars, located in the southern constellation Ophiuchus. DescriptionVisible From Pacific NorthwestMay, June, and JulyBest Time To ObserveJulyMinimum Size Of Viewing DeviceTelescopeObject…


CubeSats

CubeSats

A CubeSat is a type of miniaturized satellite for space research that is made up of multiples of 10 cm × 10 cm × 11.35 cm cubic units, which is roughly the size of ~ 4 in × 4 in ×…