On that date, Mars will be at opposition -- opposite the Sun in the sky. Earth will be situated directly between Mars and the Sun.
Earth's magnetic field acts like a protective shield around the planet, repelling and trapping charged particles from the Sun.
Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe after hydrogen
The planet takes about seven days to orbit its star, which has a mass similar to the Sun's.
The corona is most easily seen during a total solar eclipse -- when the Moon is directly between the Earth and the Sun, blocking the brig...Read More
We all know that the visible Sun is extremely hot, at a temperature of about 5,500 degrees Celsius. Surprisingly, on top of this sits a l...Read More
Scientists say that collision between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and a smaller galaxy led to the formation of the Hot star & emergence of...Read More
A double star system, is made up of two stars orbiting each other and periodically passing in front of each other as seen from the Earth.
Washington: NASA, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is launching a new spacecraft next month to snap the first pictu...Read More
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"India is quite advanced in the field of astronomy, and we have taken path-breaking initiatives in this field.
Washington: Using images from NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory, a team of scientists including those from the Indian Institute of Technol...Read More
New York: While it is not possible to put the entire Milky Way on a scale, that has not deterred astronomers from trying to make measurem...Read More
Aditya-L1 is meant to observe the corona, which are the outer layers of the Sun, extending to thousands of kilometres
Earth could continue to host life as long as the sun does not experience a massive burst of energy called a superflare, a recent study cl...Read More
NASA will launch two new missions to advance our understanding of the Sun and its dynamic effects on space weather, the US space agency said
Washington: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has begun its second orbit of the Sun and is on track for its closest approach to our star, the US ...Read More
The first solar eclipse of the year 2019 will takeplace tomorrow (January 6). A total of two solar eclipse will occur in 2019. The partia...Read More
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Ujjain: Scorching heat and hot winds forced city residents to stay at home on Sunday. For the last few days, Malwa region is in grip of h...Read More
Washington : A mysterious, unseen ‘Planet 10’ may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, say scientists including one of In...Read More