Dwarf planets in the Solar system

We all know very well about planets but Dwarf planet is a newly adopted term since past one decade. First of all let’s see what are they? According to the definition adopted by IAU a dwarf planet is such celestial body which:- Which revolves around the Sun Which has sufficient mass to be rounded by […]

SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON

It’s the first time the phenomenon has happened since 1982 The Super Blue Blood Moon is a very rare celestial phenomenon which we witnessed today, it’s actually a combination of three events Viz. Supermoon, Blue moon and total Lunar eclipse. Supermoon:- It is observed when moon is at the closest distance from the Earth. It […]

Mangalyan:India’s pride

IN BRIEF Mangalyan is a space probe which was launched on 5 November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). ISRO has become the fourth space agency to reach Mars, after the Soviet space program, NASA, and the European Space Agency. It is the first Asian nation to reach Mars orbit, and the first […]

Cassini – The impressive 13 years

Launched in 1997, After spending 20 years in space, After orbiting the Saturn for 13 years, Cassini finally dived into Saturn’s atmosphere. But the discoveries made by it are really impressive.. Here are some pictures taken by Cassini. An infrared view of Hexagonal jet stream The first image of the moon Titan(Largest moon of Saturn) […]