Category: Astronomy

Long ago, people believed that an eclipse was bad omen, and it meant something bad was about to happen. They wouldn’t have ever thought that it would be such an eagerly awaited event today. Summary...
On a clear night, we can see thousands of stars that dot the dome of the sky. Along with these stars, a few of the lights are actually planets. They are extremely distant from us...
As the earth follows an elliptical path around the sun, its tilted axis causes sunlight to reach the earth’s surface at various angles. This is why the length of days and nights are not the...
Astronomy and astrology share common roots which is why it’s quite common for people to get mixed up with the meanings of these two terms. This article aims to establish the important differences between the...
Among the different astronomical bodies, we are most familiar with the planet Earth and the moon. The Earth is one of the planets in the solar system and the moon is the nearest celestial object...
Not too many people know that the planets in our solar system are classified into two categories: terrestrial planets and jovian planets. This article seeks to explain how the planets are divided into these two...
There are eight planets orbiting around the sun in our Solar System and they are categorized into inner and outer planets. Each category is defined by specific planetary features and characteristics which this article aims...