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Pluto a Dwarf Planet.

Pluto a Dwarf Planet.

Pluto loosing the “9th Planet” title in 2006 was a big controversy for all of us who learned it to be one. Yet, with more and more discoveries in the universe, it is now re-named a dwarf planet. Here are the differences. Theme: Got Light? Courtesy of Bitstrips   Planet Dwarf Planet A celestial body … Continue reading

Size and distance effects; Moon & Sun

Size and distance effects; Moon & Sun

Technically the suns’ diameter is 400 times larger than the moons.. so then, Why does the sun and moon look the same size in the sky? This is because the Sun is also 400 times further away! Due to this, the Earth skies are privileged hosts of amazing spectacles called solar eclipses; but not for long, because the moon is … Continue reading