Fun Facts of the Week

Fun Facts of the Week - 23rd Dec 2012

Find the fun facts of the week that were posted on the Facebook page.  Click the Like us on Facebook button to join the fun.


Jupiter NASA.jpg

If Jupiter were 80% larger it would probably have become a star. Imagine having Star Wars sunsets.









Orion Mouser.jpg
The star Betelgeuse (top left) in Orion is so massive if you put it where our Sun is it's edge would reach all the way out to Jupiter.
Photo by Mouser









Io NASA.jpg
Powered by Jupiter's gravity, Io is a volcanic moon so active it is slowly turning itself inside out at a rate of 1cm every 3,000 years.








Related Posts: Astronomy

Back to Learn Astronomy

 Privacy policy and cookies | Disclaimer | Contact Us | Credits | Resources | Site Map © LearnAstronomyHQ.com 2012-2014