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19 08, 2017

Saturn – Planets – Astronomy

By |2018-05-31T11:49:18-07:00August 19th, 2017|Physics|0 Comments

Saturn, as seen from space After Jupiter, Saturn is the next farthest planet out from our Sun. In some ways, Saturn is a lot like Jupiter - it's very cold, and it's mostly made of an ocean of hydrogen molecules, with some helium and a little bit of other things. Like Jupiter and the other planets around our Sun, Saturn [...]

19 08, 2017

What are planets? Astronomy – Space science

By |2018-09-10T17:46:23-07:00August 19th, 2017|Physics|0 Comments

What are planets? The planet Venus from space Before there were planets For several hundred million years after the Big Bang, there were no planets, only stars. Planets couldn't form until the first stars ran out of fuel and exploded into supernovas, about 14 billion years ago. The supernovas spewed out thousands of tons of carbon, oxygen, iron and other elements into space. Planets [...]