A comparison of the Sun's size with the largest stars in the Milky Way. You will really be surprise how big some of these stars are with respect to the Sun or how small the Sun is to them.
The Big Dipper is one of the most recognizable asterisms in the sky. Using this asterism as a guide, one can locate nearby stars, galaxies, constellations and even be useful when in the outdoors
A fascinating look into the lives and deaths of stars, and why iron is the most dangerous element in the universe.
An explanation of how the sun burns without needing oxygen and what will happen when it dies.
Do you know the history of Leo the Lion? Can you locate it in the sky? Find out the answers to these questions and learn some interesting facts about this ancient constellation.
The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters, is easily recognizable once you know how to find it. Where and when should one look to find the Pleiades star cluster in the night sky?
Pollux and Castor are the two brightest stars in the constellation Gemini. They have quite the mythological history. Pollux was immortal and Castor was not. Read to find out how they ended up in the sky!
The Story of the Seven Sisters There are several versions of the same myth. Depending on the research and your own personal preference the information actually remains pretty much the same. In a nutshell, the seven...
The ancient constellation of Boötes appears in the far northern skies. Depicted as hunter or plowman, the constellation has figured in the literature and mythology of ancient cultures.
Most people know of 12 constellations that make up the ecliptic zodiac. Bu, there are two more that are often left out. Ophiuchus is one of them and is located near Scorpio and Sagittarius. The other is Orion that...