The Wild 2 Comet

The Wild 2 Comet

Plenty of comets surround our solar system with some of them being known and active while others are not so active or periodic which is why we know little about them. Some of these comets have been discovered centuries ago as well such as the Halley’s Comet. On the other hand, a … Read more

Halley’s Comet

Comet Halley in 1986.

Our solar system is full of amazing comets that have different objective properties. Many of these comets are periodic which means that they come around every once in a while close to the orbital path of Earth and the sun. At this point, they can be easily spotted as well. One such … Read more

Comets in the Solar System: The Great Comet of 1680

An illustration of The Great Comet of 1680.

Several comets have passed by Earth and have been seen by the observers nearby. However, among those comets, certain have a higher significance in our solar systems while others appear to be not so important. The Great Comet of 1680 is one such comet that has remained important in the field of … Read more

What Are the Top 10 Comets In Our Solar System?

What Are the Top 10 Comets In Our Solar System

Comets are celestial objects made of dust, ice, and other materials which orbit around the sun. However, they are different from planets because comets are just an object while planets are bodies that move around a particular star such as the sun and they are highly eccentric as well. Comets usually pass … Read more

Learn about the interesting Planet 581c

super earth

Scientists have been trying to explore the universe and beyond for decades. With the advancement of technology came our ability to probe the fringes of the massive universe and discover many interesting components we may have never even heard of before. In the past three decades, we have found a wide variety … Read more

What Is a Nebula?

The Orion Nebula

Its name came from a Latin word meaning mist, fog, or a cloud, but a nebula isn’t just a cloud but an enormous cloud of dust and gas in space between stars that sometimes acts as a nursery for new stars. Some nebulae (plural of nebula) are from gas and dust thrown … Read more

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors: How to Tell the Difference

a meteor on fire

The Milky Way galaxy and the entire Universe have billions and trillions of celestial objects, some are identified, and some are yet unknown to humans. With the help of Science and the love of astronomical studies of some researchers and scientists, we have unfolded the existing objects millions of light-years away in … Read more

Messier 82: The “Cigar Galaxy”

the magnificent starburst galaxy, Messier 82

While a famed French astronomer Charles Messier was hunting for celestial objects during the 18th century, he noticed several “nebulous objects” while surveying the night sky. He decided to catalog those commonly mistaken objects as comets so others would not make the same mistake. The resulting list, known as Messier Catalog, now … Read more

What You Need to Know About Comets and Asteroids

space, galaxy, comet, universe, astronomy, stars

At the beginning of our solar system’s creation, a massive billowing cloud of dust and gas circled around the Sun, and dust particles collided with each other and formed into a rock until they ultimately reached the size of a boulder. This process formed the planets of our solar system and tens … Read more

Learn About the Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy filled with stars

With over 200 billion galaxies in the whole Universe, the Milky Way is the most famous of all galaxies as it comprises our Solar System. It is the most significant to humans and all living organisms as it is the home sweet home. Let’s take a look at the Milky Way. How … Read more