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Planets of Our Solar System

Our solar system officially has eight planets and one star: the Sun. The discovery of an object larger than Pluto in 2005 rekindled the debate over whether such objects, belonging to the Kuiper Belt – a collection of icy bodies located beyond Neptune – should be called planets. Pluto and other large members of the Kuiper Belt are now considered “dwarf planets.”

Planet facts: space-facts.com

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Traces of One of Universe’s First Stars Detected
n ancient star in the halo surrounding the Milky Way galaxy appears to contain traces of material released by the death of one of the universe’s first stars, a new study reports.
The chemical signature of the ancient star suggests that it incorporated material blasted into space by a supernova explosion that marked the death of a huge star in the early universe — one that may have been 200 times more massive than the sun.
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Traces of One of Universe’s First Stars Detected

n ancient star in the halo surrounding the Milky Way galaxy appears to contain traces of material released by the death of one of the universe’s first stars, a new study reports.

The chemical signature of the ancient star suggests that it incorporated material blasted into space by a supernova explosion that marked the death of a huge star in the early universe — one that may have been 200 times more massive than the sun.

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tasmaniabehindthescenery
tasmaniabehindthescenery:

Under the Milky Way
If you are after clean fresh air and magical night skies, then Tasmania is the place for you!
Tasmania has in fact been rated as having some of the world’s cleanest air. As soon as you set foot on the island you will be mesmerised by the beautiful fresh air.
At night, star gazers and photographers are often spotted chasing the famous Aurora Australis or marvelling at the Milky Way, which shines brightly across the Tassie sky. 
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Francois Fourie. 

tasmaniabehindthescenery:

Under the Milky Way

If you are after clean fresh air and magical night skies, then Tasmania is the place for you!

Tasmania has in fact been rated as having some of the world’s cleanest air. As soon as you set foot on the island you will be mesmerised by the beautiful fresh air.

At night, star gazers and photographers are often spotted chasing the famous Aurora Australis or marvelling at the Milky Way, which shines brightly across the Tassie sky. 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Francois Fourie