Category: sun

First Recorded Solar Eclipse: Thales’ Prediction

April 21, 2024

The day of the first recorded solar eclipse, according to belief, was predicted by the Greek philosopher Thales. It is believed that on May 28, 585 B.C., the solar eclipse occurred, and Thales had foretold this event beforehand. Thales is revered for his contributions to early Greek philosophy and science, and his alleged prediction of…

Starlink Satellite’s Notable Capture: Total Solar Eclipse Over North America,Watch video

April 9, 2024

Yesterday, the Starlink Satellite achieved a significant milestone by capturing the total solar eclipse visible over North America. Positioned strategically in Earth’s orbit, the satellite recorded high-resolution imagery of the celestial event, showcasing the precise alignment of the moon obscuring the sun. This achievement underscores advancements in space-based technology and highlights satellites’ capacity to contribute…

Unlocking the Magic Safely: Navigating the Wonders and Risks of Solar Eclipses

April 8, 2024

During a solar eclipse, it’s crucial to remember that directly observing the sun can cause damage to your eyes, mainly due to the intense ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun. This radiation has enough energy to harm the cells in the retina of the eye, leading to potential vision problems. The extent of damage depends…

A total solar eclipse on April 8

April 6, 2024

The Monday, April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The total solar eclipse will begin over the South Pacific Ocean. Weather permitting, the first location in continental North America that will experience totality is Mexico’s Pacific coast at around 11:07 a.m. PDT. The path…

Chandrayaan 3 Stack Completed Tests.

May 29, 2023

Lander on top of Propulsion Module and Rover inside Lander. It is planned to be placed on top of the upper stage of the LMV3 rocket and launched in the second half of 2023. The Propulsion Module and Lander will be in this configuration from Trans Lunar Injection until reaching the 100 Km Circular Orbit…

Why do Hens only lay eggs during the day?

May 1, 2023

The hen, which is raised by humans worldwide for eggs and meat, is a species of bird in the subfamily Phasianina of the Phasianidae family. The domestic fowls seen today are the descendants of domesticated red fowls. Chickens lay eggs up to 300 days a year compared to other birds. Chickens only lay eggs during…

China’s ‘artificial sun’ burns for 7 minutes

April 24, 2023

China’s ‘artificial sun’ has reportedly broken all records as it managed to generate extremely hot plasma for seven minutes on the night of April 12. The artificial sun project is based on nuclear fusion An artificial sun called the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei has been able to generate…

Today is February 18.

February 18, 2023

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. Until 2006, Pluto was in planetary status… The name Pluto was suggested by 12-year-old Venetia Burney from Oxford, England.

Perihelion Sun 2023

January 20, 2023

Perihelion is the closest point in orbit to the Sun Earth’s closest approach to the Sun this year was January 4, 16:17 (UTC). On this day, the image captured from Sydney using a telescope and H-alpha filter has been posted.