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 Uranus

Planet Uranus: The Coldest Planet

~10 min
Astronomical News

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

Space Object or Something Else?

Space Object or Something Else?

Quizzes

A weirdly-shaped asteroid or a potato? A high-resolution image of a star or just a piece of sausage? In this quiz, you'll need to guess whether the pictures represent celestial objects or something completely different.

Relax, It's Not Aliens: Man-Made Objects Mistaken for UFOs

Infographics

What are those strange lights in the sky? Uncover the truth behind UFO sightings! 🛸 Explore our infographic to discover how everyday objects can masquerade as mysterious aerial phenomena. 🎆 From colorful lights to spiraling formations, you'll never believe what's really up there!

Moon illusion

The Moon Illusion: Why Is the Moon So Big Today?

~7 min
Astronomical News

Have you ever seen the huge Moon floating behind the buildings? 🌕It’s likely not a Supermoon but a Moon illusion. Learn how our satellite plays with our brains!

Amazing Planet Venus

Facts About Venus: Explore the Earth's Sister Planet

~8 min
Astronomical News

Why is Venus so hot and bright? When is the best time to observe it? Read this article to get answers to these and many other questions about this planet.

Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos

Mars: Facts About the Red Planet

~10 min
Astronomical News

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.

Facts About Mercury

Facts About Mercury: All You Need to Know

~7 min
Astronomical News

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!

Meteor storm

Meteor Storm: What Is It, And When Is The Next Meteor Outburst?

~4 min
Astronomical News

A meteor storm is the rarest and most spectacular meteor event: that’s when a stream fires over 1,000 meteors per hour! Learn when to observe such a show.

Autumn equinox

First Day of Fall 2024: All About Autumnal Equinox

~6 min
Astronomical News

In 2024, the last day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere is September 22! On that day, the autumnal equinox will occur, marking the beginning of fall. Here is all you need to know.

Spring equinox

Spring Equinox 2024: What Exactly Is It?

~7 min
Astronomical News

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!