Posts Tagged ‘ Stars ’

How far are stars?

Nov 25th, 2008 | By

Have you ever thought that the beautiful twinkling stars in the night are how much far from us? And answer for this is that it is very much away from our planet. The distance of the stars are not measured in meters or kilometers as we measure all the distances in kilometers but we measure
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Why do stars twinkle?

Oct 13th, 2008 | By

Stars appear as twinkling when we look at them from the earth’s surface. Light travels from the stars towards the earth while reaching the earth surface it has to pass from many layers of the atmosphere of different densities and temperature, as we know that temperature decreases by 6.5 degree Celsius, every kilometer we go
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How do stars form?

Sep 21st, 2008 | By

Stars are the beautiful objects seen in the sky but what makes them beautiful? What are they made up of? Stars emerge from the dust clouds that are present in all galaxies. The great disturbance and movement deep within the dust cloud causes the knots of a particular mass by which gas and dust particles
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How many stars are there in universe?

Aug 10th, 2008 | By

Sky looks so beautiful in the night with the twinkling stars but have you ever tried to count these stars. This question is really challenging for philosophers, scientists, astronomers, dreamers etc. These stars present in the space are not randomly scattered but they occur together in huge groups which are called galaxies. It is estimated
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What are shooting stars?

Jul 16th, 2008 | By

Millions of small rock clumps are present in the space which can vary in size. It can have the size of a grain or the size of a golf ball and is made up of dust. During the earth’s revolution around the sun these small grain of dust particles strike with the atmosphere at very
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