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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!

Latest Space Facts

Facts About the Planet Saturn

20 Fascinating Facts About The Planet Saturn

As Saturn has a very low density, if you were able to put it into water, it would float!

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Jupiter Facts

15 Interesting Facts About The Planet Jupiter

Jupiter's largest moon is called Ganymede, and has a greater diameter than the planet Mercury.

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Mars Surface

55 Fascinating Facts About Mars

On November 13, 1971, the Mariner 9 reached Mars and officially became the first artificial satellite to orbit Mars.

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Positions of Satellites Around the Earth

The Positions of Satellites Around Earth

Did you know that there are over 13,000 satellites circling the Earth?

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Water On the Moon

Water Found On The Moon!

Scientists had previously speculated that the moon was totally dry, except for the chance of ice at the bottom of craters.

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The Hubble ‘Ultra Deep Field’ in 3D

The Hubble “Ultra Deep Field” in 3D

In 1996 the Hubble Telescope pointed at a part of the sky that was seemingly dead and made one of the biggest finds of all time.

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Pluto Facts

Facts About Pluto

It was decided back in 2006 that Pluto is not a planet when 2,500 scientists researched the official meaning of the word "Planet".

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Martian Skull Found?

Alien Skull Found On Mars?

A strange looking boulder found on Mars appears to show eye sockets and a nose, is it the remains of a Martian skull, or a rock?

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Firefox Logo in Space

The Firefox Logo In Space

A photograph of a variable star V838 Monocerotis was taken back in December 2002. It looks like the Firefox Logo.

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The Moon Is Moving Away From Earth

The Moon’s Moving Away From Earth

Every year the moon moves 1.5" away from the Earth. This is caused due to the tidal effects.

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