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We spend so much time focused on our lives here on Earth that we often fail to notice the amazing things far, far away.

Our seemingly limitless universe is filled with genuinely astonishing things, and you can learn all about them here!

Did you know that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is around a hundred thousand light-years wide?

Continue reading to learn more about our solar system, the planets inside it, and the rest of the universe!

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Animal Astronauts

Animals That Have Visited Space InfoGraphic

In 1957 Laika the dog became the first animal to orbit the Earth aboard the Sputnik 2 spacecraft.

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Facts about Taurus

Tenacious Facts About The Taurus Zodiac Sign

Did you know that the numbers 6 and 9 are commonly considered lucky numbers for Taurus?

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The International Space Station with Earth behind it

10 Incredible Facts About The International Space Station

Astronauts can see the sunrise and sunset sixteen times in 24 hours aboard the International Space Station.

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Facts about Aries

Amazing Facts About The Aries Zodiac Sign

Elton John, a world-renowned artist, and Aries has sold more than 300 million albums worldwide and performed over 3,500 concerts.

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An InfoGraphic all about the exoplanet 51 Pegasi b

Facts About The Planet “51 Pegasi B” Infographic

Did you know that 51 Pegasi b was the first planet discovered that orbits a different sun from our own?

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What is a Cold Moon?

What Is A Cold Moon?

Due to little cloud cover in December, the full moon's light looks almost icy when reflected off the frosty ground.

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Is the Big Dipper a constellation

Is The Big Dipper A Constellation?

You've likely heard of the Big Dipper, but did you know that there's another star formation called the Little Dipper?

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What is a Beaver Moon?

What Is A Beaver Moon?

During the time of the fur trade in the US, the Beaver Moon indicated it was time to trap beavers for their thick, warm pelts.

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What is a Hunters Moon?

What Is A Hunter’s Moon?

Did you know that once every three years, the full moon of October is known as the Harvest moon?

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Facts about Phobos

8 Interesting Facts About Phobos

Scientists believe that both moons of Mars (Phobos and Deimos) are comprised of rock and ice.

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What is the Harvest Moon?

What Is A Harvest Moon?

Did you know that the full moon closest to September Equinox is known as the Harvest Moon?

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What is a Sturgeon Moon?

What Is A Sturgeon Moon?

In August, the first full moon is called the Sturgeon Moon and is named after the primitive fish species.

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