Sun

Photo: Martin Heigan, Sun The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, with internal convective motion that generates a magnetic field via a dynamo process. – Wikipedia A Decade of Sun Headlines https://earthsky.org/space/definition-what-is-the-gegenschein http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/11/astronomers-find-a-solar-twin–a-star-that-looks-almost-exactly-like-our-sun http://www.iastro.pt/news/news.html?ID=92 https://phys.org/news/2018-07-blue-crystals-meteorites-sun-terrible.amp Recommended Listening The sun, our star …

Twitter

Logo In the pantheon of the social web, Twitter – twitter.com – allows users to publish short messages of 280 characters of less. Twitterers can post their tweets across devices, including the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, or Windows devices and traditional computers. Our take: Twitter is a global poetry slam. Say something brilliant or quote someone …

Stars

Photo: Kepler Star = An object in the sky that sends out its own light, generated by nuclear reactions in its center Headlines astronomers glimpse signposts of universe’s first stars Photos Betelgeuse Planeta.com Astronomy Matariki Pleiades Light Sun

Constellations

Photo Constellation = a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure. Modern astronomers divide the sky into eighty-eight constellations with defined boundaries. Artwork Planeta.com Stars Milky Way