General Astronomy

Greek Constellations: A Complete List and Stories of Our Favorites

There are currently 48 officially recognised constellations with Greek origins. Most are thought to predate Ancient Greece, listed in ancient work on constellations by Ptolemy and Aratus.  In this article, we will list the Greek constellations and delve into a few favourites. Complete list of Greek Constellations 1. Andromeda 2. Aquarius 3. Aquila 4. Ara…

What Are Constellations Used For? (ANSWERED)

Have you been trying to make sense of the various Constellations that are widely talked about but don’t know how useful they really are? While modern calendars have become the easiest way to track months and seasons all year round, Constellations still play a major role in today’s world. Find out how in the article…

Nebula vs Galaxy – What’s The Difference?

There are many differences between galaxies and nebulae, but perhaps the most notable is the central core of a galaxy, the point around which all matter contained within its boundaries rotates. This article looks at the differences between nebulae and galaxies in terms of composition, size, and comparisons to other celestial bodies. Nebula vs Galaxy…

Comet vs Meteor (A Comparison And Other FAQs)

Comets and meteors are objects which look incredibly similar as they streak across the sky leaving a bright tail behind, but the key difference between them is that comets are made of ice and dust, whereas meteors are made of rock and iron. This article will explore the differences between comets and meteors and answer…

Are Comets Bigger Than Asteroids? (Answered)

Yes, comets are generally bigger than asteroids. In the article that follows, we’ll explain why comets are bigger as well as answers to other commonly asked comet questions. Are Comets Bigger Than Asteroids? (Explained) Introduction Comets are usually larger than asteroids because they continuously gather mass as they orbit in space. Both comets and asteroids…

Should You Worry About Black Holes? (Answered)

There are black holes in the Milky Way, yet you should not worry about black holes as they are too far from the Earth to absorb it and are not a threat. This article will explain in-depth about black holes and answer your worrisome questions about them. Should You Worry About Black Holes? (Answered) What…

Can You Breathe On Ceres?

No, you cannot breathe on Ceres. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Ceres? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Ceres Ceres is dwarf planet. You can find it in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It is the only object classified as a dwarf planet in the internal solar system. The…

Can You Breathe On Titan?

No, you cannot breathe on Titan. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Titan? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Titan Titan is the largest of Saturn’s 62 moons, and it is the second largest moon in the entire solar system. The surface of Titan is often called “Earthlike” in some ways. Flowing…

Can You Breathe On Triton?

No, you cannot breathe on Triton. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Triton? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Triton Triton is the largest of Neptune’s 13 moons. It has a diameter of about 1600 miles, making it close in size to Earth’s moon, which has a diameter of around 2100 miles….

Can You Breathe On Pluto?

No, you cannot breathe on Pluto. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Pluto? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Pluto Pluto was discovered only in the last 100 years. While many of us learned about Pluto as the 9th planet while in primary school, it has been relegated to the status of…

Can You Breathe On Neptune?

No, you cannot breathe on Neptune. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Neptune? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Neptune Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun in our solar system. Like Uranus, Neptune is called an “ice giant.” Technically, both Uranus and Neptune are also classified as “gas giants” like…

Can You Breathe On Uranus?

No, you cannot breathe on Uranus. In the article that follows, we’ll explain. Can You Breathe On Uranus? (EXPLAINED) Relevant Facts About Uranus Uranus is the seventh planet of our solar system, and is the most likely planet to cause young people to giggle. Like Saturn and Jupiter, Uranus is a gas giant. However, unlikely…