The Large Dark Nebula (NGC 281A)

The large dark nebula (NGC 281A) The large dark nebula (NGC 281A) that makes up this “gaping mouth” is a molecular cloud made up predominantly of molecular hydrogen, but also trace amounts of dust and other gases. New generations of Solar Systems are being forged within its cold interior. Once these young stars’ fusion engines switch on, they will irradiate their surroundings – heating up, ionizing and eroding away the remaining dark material from which
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10 Cool Facts about the Sputnik Satellite

10 Cool Facts About the Sputnik Satellite History has a tale to explain every aspect of today’s culture, mentality, friendships, enemies, etc – these 10 Cool Facts about the Sputnik Satellite should help to shed light on these particular historic events which helped to shape and influence today’s everyday life. When and What Took Place? The Sputnik Satellite I was launched on October 4, 1957 and was the world’s first artificial satellite to be launched
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Water Worlds in Our Solar System

Water Worlds In Our Solar System tl;dr: Water Worlds are vastly present even in our own Solar System and throughout the known Universe. Water throughout the Universe is extremely present and vastly greater than all of the water found on Earth, trillions of times over. There is even massive amounts of water in our own Solar System, which wasn’t confirmed until roughly 50 years ago. Lastly, Earth is the only known location where water exists in all
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The 7 Most Stunning Constellations

  For more information on Beautiful Constellations, check out our article: The 7 Most Beautiful Constellations. The 7 Most Stunning Constellations Humans have been around for a long time, there’s no way to tell, but I’m certain we’ve been looking up towards the heavens and admired the beauty of the night’s sky. Hence, our collection of the 7 Most Stunning Constellations. A long, long time ago, our forefathers identified large and bright stars which appeared to be
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10 Cool Facts on the Kepler Space Telescope

Launched back on March 7th of 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope was named after the German astronomer Johannes Kepler. It was built as part of NASA’s low-cost (the total cost was about $600 million) science mission named the Discovery Program. Initially, the Kepler Space Telescope’s planned lifespan was only about 3 to 4 years. Luckily, NASA doesn’t build anything less than perfect and the telescope is still in operation today and for the foreseeable future.  
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10 Cool Facts on the NASA Deep Space Network

tl;dr: The NASA Deep Space Network is a series of antennae strategically positioned around the world and designed to receive data from space objects at a 360 degree range. This is how NASA and other space agencies receive data from orbiters, spacecraft, etc. and through an inter-connected communication system, these antennae send data between locations and even other locations all around the world. Scroll down for our 10 Cool Facts about the NASA Deep Space
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10 Weird Things Sent Into Space

tl;dr: check out our 10 Weird Things Sent Into Space Infographic. Space is a strange, strange place, but we as humans can be even more bizarre. Since the dawn of man, we’ve looked up into the night’s sky and have wondered what objects are up there or even, what is looking back at us. With advancing technologies and a race between two superpowers, we’ve found ourselves with the ability and drive to explore the last frontier; space.
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5 Beautiful Nebulae

  For more information on Nebulae, check out our article: The 5 Most Beautiful Nebulae. 5 Beautiful Nebulae Infographic There’s an age-old saying that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, while this is likely true for many things; nebulae fall outside of this and are appreciated by everyone. There aren’t many objects you can stare at for hours and continue to appreciate it more and more. While gazing into an image of a nebula, your mind almost
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The 7 Most Beautiful Constellations

tl;dr: check out our The 7 Most Stunning Constellations Infographic. Humans started exploring the heavens above when we began mapping the night’s sky. This started with primitive recordings of bright lights, eventually turning into shapes and objects, which later became known as constellations. These collection of stars have helped humans navigate, determine dates and seasons, and much more. Constellations are composed of a collection bright stars which appear close to one other in the sky, but in reality
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20 Blue Nebula Images

tl;dr: Nebulae kick ass, bla bla bla. I know you’re just here for the pictures, so scroll down for an image collection of the 20 Blue Nebula Images that will blow your mind to the ends of space and back. If you’re like me, you have a mild to overwhelming obsession with nebulae. As someone who appreciates art, beauty and the science of Astronomy; how could you not? Nebulae are massive collections of interstellar dust and gases, mostly
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