What are the relative sizes of the different planets?

Relative sizes of the planets

The size of the planets in our solar system varies widely, with Mercury being the smallest and Jupiter being the largest at more than 11 times the size of Earth. To comprehend our place in the universe and the variety of planetary systems that exist, it is important to understand the relative … Read more

How to Pick a Suitable Telescope for Stargazing

telescope at home image

Stargazing is a fun and fascinating hobby that can be enjoyed by kids, teenagers, and adults every night. For you to do this activity, you would need a telescope, which is a device that allows you to see different objects from afar, and these include heavenly objects like the moon, the other … Read more

Where to See Green Lightning?

Are you looking for a unique and awe-inspiring natural phenomenon to witness? Look no further than green lightning, a rare and beautiful occurrence that can be seen in certain parts of the world.  This blog post will look into the science behind green lightning and the best places to see it. From … Read more

Are TwinStar Telescopes Good for Children Interested in Astronomy?


TwinStar telescopes are becoming increasingly popular among amateur astronomers due to their unique design and capabilities. A TwinStar telescope features a unique design with a durable finish. This combination of capabilities makes TwinStar telescopes an attractive option for both beginners and experienced stargazers.  In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look … Read more

The Most Common Types of Telescope Eyepieces

The Most Common Types of Telescope Eyepieces

The enormity of the Universe offers plenty of opportunities for observation. Before, space observation was only reserved for high-powered instruments located in enormous observatories. Now, an array of telescopes on the market has made it possible for enthusiasts to watch and record celestial objects from the comfort of their own homes. In … Read more

Craters On Earth – Tenoumer Crater

Panoramic view of Tenoumer Crater 

Tenoumer Crater is a confirmed crater deep in the Sahara Desert. It is a near-perfect circular crater. The diameter of the crater is 1.2 miles (1.9 km) with a depth of 100 meters (330 feet). According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, the origins of the crater have long been debated among geologists. However, … Read more

Craters On Earth – Nordlinger Ries

Panoramic view of Nordlinger Ries

The Nordlinger Ries is an impact crater located north of Danube in the Donau-Ries district. It is a significant circular depression in western Bavaria and eastern Baden-Wurttemberg. The depression of the impact crater has a town in it about 3.7 miles (6 km) southwest of the crater center. The full impact crater … Read more

Craters On Earth – Roter Kamm Crater

Bird’s eye view of Roter Kamm Crater

Roter Kamm Crater is a meteorite crater also known as Red Ridge. It is located in Sperrgebiet within the Namib Desert approximately 7.5 miles (12 km) southwest of Aurus Mountain and 50 miles (80 km) north of Oranjemund in the IIKaras Region. The diameter of the crater is 1.6 miles (2.5 km) … Read more

Craters On Earth – Tswaing Crater

Panoramic view of Tswaing Crater

Tswaing Crater is an impact crater in South Africa accompanied by a museum. It is located 40 km northwest of Pretoria. The diameter of the crater is 0.70 miles (1.13 km) and 100 meters (330 feet) deep. Tswaing Crater’s estimated age is approximately 220,000 years old during the Pleistocene period. The meteorite … Read more

The Great Comet of 1882

The Great Comet of 1882.

The strange phenomena of different types of celestial objects and bodies have always excited us! There are many of them out there that have such unique aspects that scientists have not been able to figure out despite years of research. For example, some comets are extremely bright and pass by close to … Read more