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The ring of fire – lunar eclipse

Despite the war in Ukraine and already in Israel, this Saturday America (unfortunately only there) will be visited by a stunning astronomical spectacle - an annular eclipse, during which the Moon crosses the Sun and leaves a "ring of fire" around it. An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is too...

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two Jupiters – two destinies

The James Webb Space Telescope has discovered "planets" the size of Jupiter that move freely in space and are not gravitationally bound to any star. Scientists were especially surprised that these objects apparently move in pairs. According to one version, the planets formed in that part of the...

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The Witch’s Head Nebula – meditation and the stars

Continuing the theme of winds, ships and the lively twinkling of the Universe - I want to show you - the Witch's Head Nebula (IC 2118) - a reflection nebula in the constellation Eridanus, which is located at a distance of about 900 light years from us. In this image, the witch's face looks up at the...

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Morning Star Mission and Living Venus

Today there are shellings in Kharkiv, and the weather is getting more and more like October. However, there are places in our solar system with much harsher conditions of existence. Venus seems like the last place you would look for life. It has a very high temperature; a thick, foggy atmosphere...

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Solar System – Size Matters

A little about the eternal, ships and winds... You can imagine a scale model of the solar system in your room. At this scale, Jupiter would be 5 cm from the Sun. Keep moving, say, to the right and imagine the relative distances. Saturn would be 10 cm from the Sun, Uranus would be 19 cm from the...

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