To know more the interesting facts about our solar system and the expanding universe really is an exciting feat. Opting to learn and know more about the unknown really is something that is considered to be a great achievement, especially since we still have little understanding of what really is out there beyond what our telescopes and technology is capable of reaching at the moment.
See to it that you will want to read along in order for you to actually learn more about the things that not everyone is aware about yet.
Among the things that people may not know about is that our sun could actually fit a million Earths inside. Our sun also is considered to be an average-size star and there are still others that are just larger in multitude times than our sun’s size.
Over the years, people and scientists just thought of Earth to be the only planet in the solar system that is gifted enough to have waters until just recently. Mars actually has a strong evidence of intermittent water passages. Strong pieces of evidence were actually found just recently by NASA, signaling the confirmation of such claim.
The composition of the comet include ice, sand, and carbon dioxide, where, all of which were leftovers of the solar system back when the solar system was born 4.5 billion years ago. The lack of solid surface on Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, and Saturn is what makes it impossible for you to jump, unlike Mars and Moon.
Should it be possible for people to ride planes to go to Pluto, no one would stay alive when the plane arrives since it would take more than 800 years for the plane to reach Pluto. That alone should give you a perspective on how far Pluto really is.
If you are going to think where garbage go in space, they basically don’t go anywhere but just revolve around the Earth. To date, it is estimated that there are more than 500,000 pieces of which just orbits the Earth. These things range greatly from rocket fragments, satellites, spanners, even, and other junk from the ISS or International Space Station.
The vast universe really holds up a ton of interesting feat, one of these include having an asteroid enter the Earth’s atmosphere each year but they just burn up before they make an impact since they only have a size of that of a car.
Over the years, the highest mountain ever known to sit on an asteroid is named Vesta. The fact that this is 22km in height means that it will need 3 Mount Everests to breakeven such height.