The earth is the home of humankind. Can be considered and the Solar system. After all, we already went to the moon, our spacecraft has reached other planets. It would seem that about the area of Land we need to know everything.
Actually mankind for decades trying to unravel such close and such mysterious phenomena. Describe below of the top ten mysteries of the Solar system.
The Oort Cloud. The main issue regarding this site is that whether there is any? This is perhaps the chief mystery of our Solar system. Scientists have suggested the existence of clouds only hypothetically, but this piece of the Universe no one has seen. The theories then formed comets with long orbital period. Scientists can only assume that the Oort cloud is at a distance of 50-100 thousand.e. from the Sun. The bounds of this object lying on the very edge of the Solar system. The billions of bodies are from the cloud is bound by gravity to the Sun. Continue reading
The science of studying celestial bodies and the Universe, astronomy . is one of the most important, since the beginning of time and reveals the secrets of our planet, Solar system and the Universe. The solar system consists of the Sun and many other celestial bodies that revolve around the Sun. It is located in Orion, one of the outer arm of the milky Way galaxy . the sleeves of these zones, which are characterized by a low density of matter.
What is in our Solar system?
In our solar system, you can find the planets mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, and their satellites.
In the beginning, people thought that our planet Earth is in the center of the Universe, and the Sun, the stars revolve around the Earth. Copernicus, born in 1473, was the first person who proved that the Earth together with other planets of our solar system revolve around the Sun. Continue reading
The universe is a vast space in which there are many planets, stars, heavenly bodies. Our solar system is just one element of the galaxy, the main constituent of which is the Sun. The huge scale of the Universe is not easy to detect all the planets in it. Even in the study of our Solar system have white spots, what to speak of the whole Universe.
The largest planet
Today, the biggest planet in the Universe will not undertake an astronomer, information about them is contradictory. However, the spring of 2006 brought one important discovery – discovered massive planet, which is part of the constellation “Hercules”. The news reported scientists Libellously Observatory, located in Arizona USA. Them all known planets of the Universe this has a maximum size. It was called TrES–4, and it is more than the Earth 20 times!
TrES–4 has the following properties:
its composition is dominated by hydrogen;
surface density is quite low;
temperature is 1260 degrees;
diameter 1.7 times bigger than Jupiter. Continue reading