Fun Facts

Space is vast and full of the unknown. Many secrets of the Universe are yet to be discovered. However, we do know some things about the unexplored depth of space. Let these interesting, unexpected, or frightening facts inspire you to further explore the wonderful world of cosmos and astronomy!

Facts About Mercury

Facts About Mercury: All You Need to Know

~8 min

Explore the closest planet to the Sun! Find out how long a day on Mercury is and how many moons the planet has. Also, keep up with the upcoming Mercury events!

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Spring equinox

Spring Equinox 2023: What Exactly Is It?

~7 min

When does spring begin? Why are day and night not really equal at the vernal equinox? And why isn't the spring equinox always the March equinox? Find out here!

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Equinox Infographic Preview

Equinoxes Explained

Discover the science behind the cosmic events of the equinoxes with an engaging infographic! Learn about the changing of seasons and the balance between day and night.

Facts About Saturn

Planet Saturn: Explore Saturn's Rings, Moons, and More

~10 min

How many rings does Saturn have? Where is Saturn tonight in the sky? Find answers to these and other most common questions about Saturn in our article.

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Jupiter guide

Jupiter Facts: The Biggest Planet in the Solar System

~10 min

The bright Jupiter is known for its many moons, unstable surface, and mysterious Great Red Spot. Is there something else? Find out!

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Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos

Mars: Facts About the Red Planet

~9 min

Why is Mars red? What’s the gravity on Mars? Read this article to get answers to these and many other questions and learn more about the Red Planet.

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Amazing Planet Venus

Discover the Amazing Planet Venus

~6 min

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the brightest planet in our sky. Learn more facts about Venus and the best time to see it in the sky.

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Facts About Uranus

Planet Uranus: The Coldest Planet

~10 min

Uranus has a peculiar chemical composition, extreme temperatures, and the most unusual axial tilt. Here we’ll take a closer look at this planet.

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Tiangong Space Station with the flag of China

Quiz: Tiangong Space Station 🛰️🇨🇳

Tiangong (“Heavenly Palace”) is China’s new space station, which was completed in late 2022. Take this quiz to learn many interesting facts about the Tiangong space station, including: - How big it is compared to the ISS; - How quickly it was assembled; - How many people it can host; - And many more! Let’s see how many answers you can get right!

10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Space

10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Space

~5 min

Which planet has a tail? Where is the biggest amount of water in space (spoiler: not on the Earth)? Learn the 10 incredible space facts you’ve probably never heard before!

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