What is an Asteroid

An asteroid is like a planet, but smaller. The name “asteroid” means “like a star” in the ancient Greek language. Asteroids may look like small stars in the sky, but they really do move around the Sun, while stars only seem to move because the Earth spins. Like planets, asteroids do not make their own light. Because of More...

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By gktoday On Friday, September 3rd, 2010
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What is a Nebula

A nebula is usually made up of hydrogen gas and plasma. It is the first stage of a star’s cycle. There are four different types of nebula. These are; Emission, Reflection, Dark, and Planetary. Opinions on More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
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Top 5 Longest Years in the Solar System

Body               Years     Days 1.Eris                   557           295 2.Makemake      310          33 3. Pluto              247         More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
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Top 5 Largest Planetary Moons

Moon / Planet               KM          MILES Ganymade(Jupiter)       5262.4     3,269.9 Titan (saturn)                   5150.0      3200.1 Callisto(Jupiter)             More...