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Interesting facts about space

Every year, the Moon moves away from the Earth for a distance of about 4 centimeters. This occurs as a result of slowing down the Earth's rotation period by 2 milliseconds daily.

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The stars scattered throughout the universe are much larger than the grains of sand on all the beaches of the Earth.

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Sulfur is found in the center of our galaxy in clusters of interstellar gas.

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The Big Dipper is not really a constellation - it's asterism. So called star clusters located very far from each other, in different galaxies. The Earth is in a special position relative to this asterism, so it seems to us that the stars lie in one plane.

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The object weight, which on the Earth is 100 kilograms, on Mars will weigh only 38 kg.

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If you could immerse the planet Saturn in water, then it would float like a ball. The density of matter of the constituent Saturn is almost half the density of water, although for verification it will take a capacity of more than 60,000 kilometers in diameter.

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Only once, as a result of the fall of the meteorite, did the living creature die. It happened in 1911 in Egypt, so the dog was killed.

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The first planet discovered through the telescope is Uranus.

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In a telescope on the California Mount Palomar, you can see objects that are located at a distance of 7 038 835 200 000 000 000 000 miles.

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On Jupiter, the state of the atmosphere does not change for hundreds of years, unlike the Earth, where the weather can change several times a day.

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