The Hottest Countries in the World

Death Valley Mountains

Have you tried staying outdoor under the scorching heat of the sun for a few minutes? For sure, you didn’t like it as it hurts your skin and might even cause you a headache after your extended exposure to sunlight. During summer, as the cirrus clouds beautifully showcase in the bluest and … Read more

Weather vs. Climate: Telling the Difference

a weather station at Mildura Airport, Victoria, Australia

It’s summertime, and the sun is shining brighter than ever before. Early in the morning, where the clouds are like cotton candies in the clear blue sky, a man and his friends pack their bags, ready their binoculars, and are excited about their first birding activity. It’s indeed a perfect time for … 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

The Existence of Alien Planets

yellow shining sun, brown rocky surface

When you came across an “alien planet” on reading material, the first thing that would probably come into your mind is a literal world full of aliens or an alien habitat. However, the “alien planet” is not what you think it is. Alien planets or exoplanets that are excluded from the solar … Read more

Different Parts of Binoculars and Their Functions

black binoculars

Before we list all its parts, first, let’s define binoculars. Binoculars are a pair of telescopes put side-by-side which are aligned to point in the same direction. This allows the viewer to use both eyes while looking through them. Binoculars are used to see distant objects like stars and constellations in the … Read more

What Are Cumulus Clouds?

blue sky, cumulus clouds

Whether you are a nature-lover painter, a musician, a photographer, or a weather forecaster, clouds are essential subjects of life. One of the best views of the clouds is in sunny Los Angeles, California. Clouds seem to contain some magic; they make people see many things in the sky-in one side are … Read more

What Are Mammatus Clouds?

Mammatus clouds, migratory birds

Whether you are a storm chaser that watches the sky to determine the weather or just fascinated by the beauty of their different formations and structure, clouds are a very important indicator of the current condition in a particular place and time. Children love to draw them with different shapes according to … Read more

Advantages of Using Binoculars

Binoculars with red-colored multicoatings

Humans are naturally born full of curiosity and thirst for knowledge; that is why questions are asked about the existence of many things within the Earth and even outside the Milky Way galaxy and of the existing celestial bodies in the entire universe Universe. Queries about the things that exist millions of … Read more

Tips for Stargazing With Binoculars

a pair of binoculars

There’s no more significant investment than a good set of binoculars if you’re learning the constellations and want to investigate the nebulae, star clusters, and planets hiding inside them. Stargazing with binoculars, which may give you a close-up view of deep-sky objects that are undetectable to the naked eye and frequently impossible … Read more

What is a Whirlpool Galaxy?

Whirlpool galaxy

On October 13, 1773, while Charles Messier was hunting for celestial objects, he found this spiral galaxy full of beauty with its graceful and winding arms appearing like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space. It was called M51 or known as Whirlpool galaxy. Its arms are actually stars and gas laced … Read more