Power house of beauty and star formation-The Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula, also know as Messier 42, is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way. A diffuse nebula is a cloud of interstellar material, widespread heaps of gas and dust. If they are massive enough, then they lead to the formation of stars. The Orion nebula is the nearest “star factory” and is visible…

Importance of Moon for Earth

The Moon was formed 4.5 billion years ago. It was formed when proto-Earth met with a catastrophic collision with another planetoid similar in size to that of Mars and the debris thus created started to accumulate around Earth. Eventually, the accretion of the debris led to its formation. If the Moon is destroyed in one…