The moon orbits an average of 239,000 miles from Earth just the right distance to seem the same size in the sky as the much larger sun. However, this astrophysical body creates a total solar eclipse only about once every 18 months.
In 2015, scientists announced the detection molecular oxygen at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which was studied by the Rosetta spacecraft. It was the “biggest surprise of the mission,” they said a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed.
A second Great Spot has been discovered on Jupiter by University of Leicester astronomers, rivaling the scale of the planet's famous Great Red Spot and created by the powerful energies exerted by the great planet's polar aurorae.
Life needs water, and Earth is the only planet to have it. Now, Ultraviolet radiation from the Sun is a known to hazard to life, yet the energy provided by our star has played an important role as the essential driver of life on Earth.
They happen every 29 days and April’s offering is the Pink Moon. Here’s everything you need to know.Moon month is slightly shorter than our calendar months, the dates of the full moons shift slightly from year-to-year.
NASA designing a special spacecraft named Solar Probe Plus to unveil the mysteries of solar flares. this spacecraft will not only monitor the Sun closely but also warn scientists for the future solar storm event.