Mercury is possible example, which formed close to our Sun and has a metallic core equal to 60–70% of its planetary mass. Coreless planets are another theoretical type of terrestrial planet, one that consists of …
Io9 · 7/3/2015
terrestrial planets
The warmth of a sun has long been thought to abe a key ingredient to life. But astronomers say ‘rogue’, sun-less planets that wander the stars could still harbour extra-terrestrials. While it sounds like science fiction, these planets may offer ...
Daily Times · 7/3/2015
Pluto reaches opposition July 6, when it lies opposite the Sun in our sky and stays visible all night. But the planet’s visibility changes so ... Instead, simply marvel at your ability to see this dim and no longer quite so …
Astronomy Magazine · 6/30/2015
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But here she is, the only Canadian in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Sunday. And, no, she’s not a referee. She’s Sydney Leroux, a Canadian who will dress for the U.S. Sunday in the FIFA Women’s World Cup …
Toronto Sun · 4 hours ago
World Cup
The outer reaches of this disk are home to the protoplanet, which lies at a distance from its parent star that is some fifty times greater than the distance between the Earth and the Sun ... planet is yet to be confirmed.
From Quarks to Quasars · 7/2/2015
Although Brits are currently basking in the summer sun ... no longer something to be whispered about'. Improved perceptions of its quality and fashionability had helped it to break through fashion snobbery. Stephen …
Daily Mail · 5 hours ago
The GJ 436b may look like a super comet with a long tail but it is actually a planet located 33 times closer to its star compared to the Earth orbiting the sun. The close proximity of the Neptune-like planet (in terms of …
Tech Times · 6/27/2015
Recent data from the New Horizons spacecraft reveal that a diffuse Lyman-alpha glow falling on the dwarf planet from ... direct rays of the Sun. “This means Pluto’s reddening process occurs even on the night side … · 17 minutes ago
Red Planet
The “celestial conjunction” is somewhat rare considering the orbiting times of the three planets: Earth orbits the sun every 365 days ... (Matthew 2:7-18) Clearly this was no ordinary star, and its movements make one …
Examiner · 7/1/2015
A planet without a sun has been discovered for the first time ever, say astronomers. (Photo: Flickr: newdimensionfilms) Astronomers have discovered a planet without a sun, marking the first time a free-floating planet has ever been observed. The planet ...
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