NASA is ready to launch its Lucy mission that will help scientists understand how the Solar System planets formed. Today, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about this remarkable mission.

What is Lucy?

Lucy is NASA’s space probe that will become the first to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids…


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October is rich in meteors: the prolific Orionids, bright Draconids, and five more meteor showers will reach their maximum activity this month! In today’s article, we explain when and where to look for shooting stars.

Major October Meteor Showers’ Peaks

October 8: Draconids

  • ZHR: 10
  • Moon Illumination: 6%
  • Active: October 6–10
  • Radiant Location: constellation Draco
  • Visible from: Northern…


The red planet Mars has been known to humans since ancient times. It has been the target of dozens of space missions and will hopefully soon become the first planet astronauts will land on. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about Mars and answer the…


The new astronomical season began recently all across the globe, which means you can go on a hunt for some new celestial objects! In today’s article, we’ll focus on deep-sky objects and tell you about notable galaxies and star clusters you can see this October. …


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Uranus is the weirdest place among the eight Solar System planets — with its peculiar chemical composition, extreme temperatures, and the most unusual axial tilt. Here we’ll take a closer look at the planet’s oddities. For those who want to spot Uranus in the sky, we’ll also explain when is…


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What does the term “equinox” imply? How often do equinoxes happen? Can you balance an egg on its end at an equinox? In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about equinoxes.

What happens during an equinox?

As you probably know, our planet’s axis of rotation is…


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The Full Moon will occur on September 20, 2021, two days before the September equinox. In the Northern Hemisphere, it bears the name Harvest Moon; today, we’ll tell you more about this name’s background and reveal when to look for the fully illuminated lunar disk in the sky.

What is a Harvest Moon?

Traditionally, each…


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Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is ready to launch the orbital mission with only private citizens on board. Today we’ll tell you about this mission in detail.

What’s Inspiration4?

Inspiration4 is the world’s first all-civilian mission to the Earth’s orbit. The four-person team was sent to orbit by the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience…


( How big is Neptune? What is Neptune made of? Why is Neptune blue? Read our article and learn curious facts about the outermost planet in the Solar System. )

Neptune is known as the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun, which can’t be seen with the naked eye from the Earth. This distant blue planet has faint rings, numerous moons, and no solid surface. In this article, we’ll tell you more interesting details and curious facts about Neptune…


What is twilight? Did you know that twilight is divided into three periods: civil twilight, nautical twilight, and astronomical twilight? When is the golden hour time? Our infographic will answer all of these questions and help you understand the above-mentioned terms. This information will be especially useful for photographers who are looking for perfect light conditions for their pictures.

Star Walk

Point your device at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at 🌌✨ https://starwalk.space

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