2. Myths About eclipse
The people of many cultures from all parts of the globe have developed
various myths and legends about eclipses. Many believe that an eclipse is an
omen of some natural disaster or the death or downfall of a ruler.
3. Solar Eclipse
Sometimes the moon blocks the light from the sun, this is called Solar Eclipse.
During a total Eclipse, viewers within a strip of earth’s Surface, called the
path of totality, witness the sun totally obscured for a few moment by the
4. Milky way galaxy
This map shows the full extent of the
Milky Way galaxy - a spiral galaxy of at
least two hundred billion stars.
5. Solar System
The Solar System is full of
planets, moons, asteroids, comets, min
or planets, and many other exciting
objects. Learn about Io, the explosive
moon that orbits the planet Jupiter, or
explore the gigantic canyons and
deserts on Mars.
Earth, our home planet, is the only
planet in our solar system known to
harbor life. All of the things we need
to survive are provided under a thin
layer of atmosphere that separates us
from the uninhabitable void of space.
7. Day and night The Earth rotates on an axis,
making one full rotation every 24
hours. Different sides of the Earth
are exposed to the sun during the
course of these 24 hours, with half
of the planet being exposed to sun
while the other half is deprived of
light. It is this rotation that causes
day and night.
8. Leap Year
Leap Years are needed to keep our
calendar in alignment with the Earth's
revolutions around the sun. It takes the
Earth approximately 365.242199 days
– or 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes,
and 46 seconds (a tropical year) – to
circle once around the Sun.