Tag: space

  • New Moons Around Jupiter

    Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons moving around Jupiter. The solar system’s largest planet now has a total of 92 moons. Up to the discovery, Saturn was the planet with the most known moons (83) . The discovery was made while astronomers were looking for new planets beyond the solar system. The new moons are…

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  • Green Comet Passes Earth

    A green comet has passed Earth for the first time in 50,000 years. The comet, C/2022 EF(ZTF) , was discovered by astronomers almost a year ago. It turned around the sun two weeks ago and passed the earth at a distance of about 26 million miles (42 million km). The core of the comet is…

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  • NASA spacecraft collides with asteroid

    The American space agency, NASA, has successfully smashed a spacecraft into an asteroid in order to change its path. The probe was steered into Dimorphos, a 160 m-wide asteroid, on purpose in an attempt to change the rock’s course. The collision took place about 11 million kilometres away from earth. It changed the path of…

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