Stars and Planets
 
 

Welcome to Stars and Planets!

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Curiosity Rover

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Every day we have a news image from space posted here.

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Curiosity Rover...

Get all the latest updates from the Curiosity Rover on the surface of Mars!

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Stars and Planets in the Night Sky

Here at www.stars-and-planets.com we aim to bring you all the latest news and information about our solar system, galaxy and universe with daily updated news. In addition we provide information and facts about the stars and planets together with all the latest space gadgets, gifts and toys at our space shop.

This shop is also packed with all the latest telescopes, planetariums and even space posters from NASA with some amazing pictures of the stars, planets and outer space. You can also keep up to date with the latest news from the Curiosity Rover on the surface of Mars and find out about other NASA missions and initiatives.

 

 

 
Discover Stars and Planets

Use the animation of the solar system above to journey through space and zoom in on each of the planets as they orbit the sun. Its fully interactive!

Some stars and planets trivia to whet your appetite: The scientific name for the twinkling of stars is stellar scintillation (or astronomical scintillation). Stars twinkle when we see them from the Earth's surface because we are viewing them through thick layers of turbulent (moving) air in the Earth's atmosphere.

 




 
 
 

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