More Space facts

Space is mysterious and beautiful and there’s a lot to wonder. The fact is we don’t know all the answers about it. We know it’s vast and beautiful, but we’re not really sure how vast (or how beautiful, for that matter).
Some of the things we do know, however, are downright mind-boggling. Below, we’ve collected some of the most amazing facts about space, so when you look up at the stars you can be ever more wowed by what you’re looking at.

Light year

Lightyear is a measure of distance, not time. It is the distance that light travels during one Earth year ( The speed of light is 300,000km/s, which means that this is a very, tremendously, amazingly huge distance of over 9.5 trillion km). Fact source

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Galaxies can collide

Galaxies can collide. In fact, our own milky way is due to a collision with Andromeda galaxy. Not to worry though, this is going to happen in over 4 billion years from now, and even when it happens, galactic distances are so vast that the chances of a star or a planet...

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Every day

Astronauts on the International Space Station witness around 15 sunrises and 15 sunsets every day. Fact source

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