For any planet to have any kind of aurora, it must possess three necessary elements that we’ve determined. It must revolve around a star, it must have an atmosphere and a magnetic field. 4 known planets(including Earth) have these aspects to form an aurora.
You might be surprised to know how many moons are suspected of having oceans underneath their surfaces. Water means life. Therefore, most of these moons have a good chance of containing ecosystems. Ganymede, NASA Jupiter’s Ganymede Ganymede is incredibly similar to Earth is many respects. It is the largest moon of Jupiter, which makes it […]
Colours of the planets of our solar system are determined by the way their surfaces reflect sunlight.
This may vary a lot due to the composition of the atmosphere, a rocky surface, or a lack of a rocky surface.
Most of the astronomical objects’ names that we use today come from Ancient Greece. Orion, Centaurus, Pleiades, Pegasus, Andromeda… Even the planets in our Solar System are named after Roman gods. So why does today’s astronomy have such a strong relationship with the Greek culture?
You might have heard the recent news about a star dancing around a supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. What does that have anything to do with Einstein, you might ask. Well, a lot. His General Theory of Relativity has once again been proved with the recent news from the Star S2.