For ancient people stars themselves and the figures they formed were of a great mystical meaning. That's why half of the Greek mythology can be now found in the sky, mostly as names of constellations...

Stars: an insight

Do you realize that we humans are made of cosmic dust which appeared after a tremendous star explosion billions years ago...

Solar system

Did you know that all features on the Venusian surface are named after famous women?..

There was indeed life on Mars!..

How large are the particles in Saturn's rings? From grains of sugar to the size of a house.

Did you know that Saturn is not the unique planet to have rings? Jupeter, Uranus and Neptune have them also.

By the way, Charon, Pluto's moon, was discovered only 20 years ago.

Designed by Igor Ivanov.