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We spend so much time focused on our own lives down here on earth that we often fail to notice the beautiful and wonderous things not on this planet. Our seemingly limitless universe is filled with truly astonishing things, and here at The Fact Site you can learn all about them!

You’ll learn unique facts such as there are only fourteen black holes we’ve identified in space or that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is around a hundred thousand light years wide! Continue reading to find out more about our solar system, the planets inside of it, and the rest of the universe!

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

The first 5 planets of our solar system are very hard to date, being visible to the naked eye meant they were all identified long ago, but we do know their initial recorded date. Here we’re going to go through the date of each planet’s discovery, and some fun facts about each wonder.

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14 Amazing Facts About The Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope, or HST, has been at the forefront of space discovery from dating the universe to identifying distant and almost invisible planets and solar systems. Here we’re going to look at 14 facts about this circling beacon of discovery!

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15 Unbelievable Facts About The Milky Way

The Milky Way has baffled scientists & philosophers for centuries. This galaxy is our home; it encompasses our planet, our solar system and billions upon billions of stars and planets. Here we’re going to look at 15 magnificent facts about the Milky Way.

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