VY Canis Majoris Star Facts

VY Canis Majoris Star Facts

VY Canis Majoris (VY CMa) stands out as one of the most extreme stars in the Milky Way. VY CMa is found in the constellation Canis Major and lies some … Read more

Rigel Star Facts

Orion Stars

The hunter constellation Orion heralds the changing of seasons across the globe. As it rises, so does one of the brightest stars in the sky: Rigel. The blue-white gem is … Read more

Sirius Star Facts

Sirius Star Facts

Sirius is the brightest star that can be seen with a visual magnitude -1.46. It is also known as the dog star and even sometimes called the alpha canis majoris.  … Read more

Betelgeuse Star Facts

Betelgeuse Star Facts

Betelgeuse is a red supergiant star located 640.5 light years from Earth, in the constellation Orion. The star is located in the upper-left corner of Orion the Hunter, forming his … Read more

Cool and Interesting Astronomy Facts

Cool and Interesting Astronomy Facts

How do you condense the cosmos into knowable facts? This guide on cool and interesting astronomy facts comes pretty close! Discover mind-blowing and fascinating titbits on our Solar System, Milky … Read more

What Planets are Visible Tonight?

What Planets are Visible Tonight?

The planets of our Solar System are one of the constant features in the night skies. Always in motion, they are fascinating to observe as they cross the heavens. Most … Read more

2019 Solar Eclipse Guide

Total Solar Eclipse

A Solar eclipse is a spectacular natural phenomenon which connects everybody to the awe of astronomy – during the day too! They occur when the Moon’s disk obscures the Sun … Read more

Guide to Solar Eclipses

Solar Eclipse

Solar eclipses stand out as visual treasures; a natural phenomenon to behold. The good news is that there are three solar eclipses visible in 2019. This guide is the perfect … Read more