IO Facts

Io Facts

Io is one of Jupiter’s many moons. It is the 4th largest Moon in the Solar system. Io is very unique in many ways as it is the densest moon and also the celestial object with the least amount of water in our Solar system. Io Profile Interesting Io Facts Io is the third-largest moon … Read more

Sedna Facts

Sedna Facts

Sedna is a minor planet that lies beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune in a region called the Oort Cloud. It is a possible dwarf planet. Sedna is one of the reddest celestial objects in our Solar System. Sedna Profile Interesting Sedna Facts Sedna is a minor planet lying beyond the orbit of Neptune. … Read more

Eris Facts

Eris Facts

Eris is a dwarf planet beyond the orbit of Neptune (a trans-Neptunian dwarf planet) and is the most distant planet known to us. Eris was one of the first dwarf planets to be discovered. It is almost the same size as Pluto. Eris Profile Interesting Eris Facts Eris was discovered on 5th January 2005. It has been … Read more

Deimos Facts

Deimos Facts - Mar's Moon

Deimos is the outermost and smaller martian moon. With a radius of 6.2 km, Deimos is one of the smallest moons in the Solar System. It is named after the Greek god of terror who is a son of Ares and Aphrodite and twin of Phobos. Deimos Profile Interesting Deimos Facts Deimos is one of … Read more

Makemake Facts

Makemake Facts

Makemake is a dwarf planet in Trans-Neptunian region called the Kuiper belt. It is the second brightest dwarf planet after Pluto. It is named after the god of fertility and the creator of humanity in the culture of Rapa Nui. It is the fourth dwarf planet. Makemake Profile Interesting Makemake Facts Makemake was discovered in … Read more

Phobos Facts

Phobos Facts - Mar's Moon

Phobos is a small, heavily cratered, non-spherical and irregularly shaped natural satellite of Mars with a mean radius of 11 km. It is the innermost and bigger of the other moon of Mars, Deimos. It revolves around Mars very quickly. It orbits Mars 3 times a day. Phobos Profile Interesting Phobos Facts Phobos is one … Read more

Haumea Facts

Haumea Facts

Haumea is a dwarf planet situated beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune. It is the only trans-Neptunian object known to us to have a ring. It has been named after the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth. Haumea is a unique planet because of its elongated sheet shape and rapid speed of rotation. Haumea Profile Interesting … Read more

Moon Facts

The Moon - Moon facts

The Moon is Earth’s own natural satellite and closest neighbor. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the solar system. The Moon is also the second densest natural satellite in the solar system. The Moon’s gravity affects Earth causing many natural phenomena such as tides. Moon Profile Interesting Moon Facts The Moon is the Earth’s … Read more

Moons

What are Moons?

Moons also known as natural satellites are astronomical bodies that orbit planets and asteroids. There are more than 200 moons in our Solar System. The inner planets of the Solar System have fewer moons as compared to the gas giants which have numerous moons. Moons In Our Solar System Interesting Moons Facts Moon is an … Read more

Pluto Facts

Pluto Facts

Pluto is the largest known dwarf planet in our solar system. It was once the ninth planet but was reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006. Pluto is named after the Roman god of the underworld. Pluto Profile Interesting Pluto Facts Until 2006 Pluto was considered as a planet in the solar system. It was … Read more