Space: did you knows

  1. Each time you see a full moon you always see the same side 
  2. The longest possible eclipse of the sun is 7.31 minutes 
  3. Halley’s comet passes the Earth every 76 years (the next time it will return will be 2062) 
  4. There is no sound in space 
  5. Earth is the only planet not named after a god 
  6. If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times 
  7. A full moon is 9 times brighter than a half moon 
  8. The moon orbits the Earth every 27.32 days 
  9. The Moons diameter is 3,476km 
  10. The sun is 330,330 times larger than the Earth 
  11. Every year the sun loses 360 million tons 
  12. Fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than a space shuttle 
  13. Over 500 meteorites hit the Earth each year 
  14. The Sun has a diameter of 1,390,176km (864,000miles) 
  15. 45% of Americans don’t know that the sun is a star 
  16. All the planets in our solar system could fit inside Jupiter 
  17. An area of the Suns surface to the equivalent of a postage stamp would shine with the brightness of over 1,500,000 candles 
  18. More than 1,000,000 Earths could fit inside the Sun 
  19. The diameter of Jupiter is 152,800km (88 700 miles) 
  20. From space the brightest man made place is Las Vegas 
  21. Due to gravitational effects you weigh is slightly less when the moon is directly overhead 
  22. If you could drive to the sun at a speed of 88.5 km/h (55 mp/h) it would take around 193 years 
  23. Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe (75%) 
  24. The moon is 27% the size of the Earth 
  25. The center of the Sun is approximately 15 million C (27 million F) 
  26. An astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space (the cartilage disks in the spine expand in the absence of gravity)

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