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The Cancer Constellation

Located in the Zodiac, the asterism known as Cancer is a medium-sized and relatively faint constellation, and one of 88…

4 years ago

Planet 9 Search Turning Up Wealth Of New Objects

In 2014, Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science and Chadwick Trujillo of Northern Arizona University proposed an interesting…

4 years ago

What are the Planets of the Solar System?

The eight planets of the Solar System are a diverse and interesting bunch, ranging from airless and habitable terrestrial bodies…

4 years ago

What is the Coldest Planet of Our Solar System?

Neptune, being the farthest planet from the Sun (sorry Pluto!) is now recognized as also being the coldest body in…

5 years ago

Thanks, Comet Pluto. Solar System Nomenclature Needs A Major Rethink

Thanks to new data from the New Horizons mission that shows how Pluto behaves as both a planet and a…

5 years ago

The Constellation Aries

On the ecliptic plane, bordered by constellations of Perseus, Pisces, and Taurus, is the ancient constellation known as Aries

5 years ago

The Aquarius Constellation

Aquarius ("The Water Carrier") stretches from the celestial equator to the southern hemisphere, and is one of the most-recognized of…

5 years ago

The Apus Constellation

Welcome back to Constellation Friday! Today, we will be dealing with the beautiful bird-of-paradise itself, the Apus constellation! The Southern…

5 years ago

What Are The Constellations?

Humans have been looking up at the stars and finding patterns for millennia. Today, there are 88 recognized constellations, each…

5 years ago

10 Interesting Facts About Neptune

Here are ten of the more interesting facts about the gas/ice giant known as Neptune. Some you may know, others…

5 years ago