Monthly Full Moon Names

  Almost every night the moon shines sky with her mystical glow. Yet how often do you think about this celestial body? Perhaps not very often , busy with  thoughts for your own care. However, she has inspired thousands of people around the world. This is why it deserves at least a few minutes of your time – to get her more known and to appreciate even more her grandeur. Did you know for example that the full moon has a different name each month? Over the centuries, various peoples marked the cycles of the moon with different names. These...
People Going on Mars – a Tourist Guide

People Going on Mars – a Tourist Guide

  Let’s for a moment imagine that space travel has become a daily round. Which planet would you like to visit first? Hot Mercury, which is closest to the Sun? Charming Venus or the red Mars – one that is most familiar? So let not take big risks and choose a Planet on which we will feel most “comfortable”.  Mars – four seasons, 24-hour day, atmospheric clouds and mists, tolerable temperatures – this must surely be the first stop in the cosmic journey. Before going to the Red Planet, however, nice to know a few important things. To get there,...
How Big is Sun compared to Earth?

How Big is Sun compared to Earth?

  The Sun! Our everything. The source of Life and at the same time an ordinary Star in an ordinary Galaxy. But how big is actually? The most easy way to understand the size of the Sun is to compare it  to something we know. Our home Planet – The Earth will do a wonderful job. But first let’s look up a bit of digits. The Sun is a star at the center of the solar system. It represents almost a perfect sphere made up of hot plasma and magnetic fields. Its diameter is about 1 392 000 km, nearly...