All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Julie Longstreet Wehmeyer
What exactly is a sundog? You may have heard the term, and may have even witnessed the phenomenon without knowing what you were seeing. You also may have heard them referred to as "halos," and in some circles are even call "mock suns."...
Information about astrophotography
By: E.A. Paul
Astrophotography is a type of specialized photography which entails taking photographs of celestial bodies such as the moon, stars, planets, galaxies, nebulas, and any other celestial objects.For the beginner, it's not that difficult to get started. If all you want to do is to...
All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Hannah Rice Myers
Sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking experiences. They can be absolutely breathtaking in and of themselves, leaving their gazer speechless as a feeling of peace falls over them. When you add in the miracle that is a sun dog to this natural process, your entire being...
All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Susan Smalls
Mother Nature has the ability to create masterpieces in both the sky and on land, and the way that the different features of Earth lay against each other is more than breathtaking. Add the sun to any of her natural creations and its beauty will...
All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Diane Walsh
Mother Nature's Dogs Combining the sun with ice crystals seems like an impossible task, but leaves it to Mother Nature to produce yet another beautiful image on her atmospheric canvas. One of these images is called a "sun dog" or "mock suns." Sun dogs...
The facts about cosmic rays
By: Effie Moore Salem
Cosmic rays are a never ending source of wonder, comfort, experimentation and debate. They are charged particles from outer space that move at the speed of light. Each new fact discovered brings on new questions and new searches and new missions to learn more about...
By: Nancy Houser
The 1908 Tunguska Asteroid Impact Event, near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Tunguska, has been reconstructed several times over the years with no actual proven impact crater ever to be found - confusion reigning whether or not it was even a comet or asteroid that...
By: Susan Smalls
We all knew that planets are round since we starting learning about them back in elementary school. It's a basic well-known fact of today, and because it's such a basic fact, it is rarely questioned. Planets are round because they are. Period. But inquisitive little...
By: Vicki Phipps
Scientists are not unlike you and I when it comes to the frustration of dealing with dust, and in my way of thinking, dust is dust. Even so, science says space dust has a bigger impact on Earth than house dust does to your home...
By: Cicely Richard
Jupiter, the fifth planet from the Sun, is the largest in our solar system, measuring 44,423 miles. This is 11 times larger than Earth and twice as large as all the planets combined. It looks like a striped ball in the sky. It is...

 

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