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Parker Solar Probe: Detected radio signal from Venus

The NASA Spacecraft Parker Solar Probe has discovered a natural radio signal from Venus. These signals were detected when the space probe flew over the upper atmosphere of Venus. What did Parker Solar Probe find? The Parker Solar probe has measured the Venusian atmosphere. This is the first direct measurement of the planet’s atmosphere in ..

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Aditya-L1 Support Cell (AL1SC)- Key Facts

A Community Service Centre has been set up on board India’s first dedicated Solar Space Mission. The centre is called ALISC. ALISC is Aditya-L1 Support Cell. It is to be set up at the ARIES at Haldwani, Uttarakhand. About ALISC It is a joint effort of ISRO and ARIES. ISRO is Indian Space Research Organisation ..

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Super Earth Discovered

The Astronomers at the University of Gottingen detected a system of super earth planets. The planets are orbiting a near by star Gliese 887. It is the brightest red dwarf star in the sky. About the discovery The Super earth discovered is close to the habitable zone of the red dwarf. Based on its proximity ..

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Solar Eclipse in India

The Earth is to witness an annular solar eclipse on June 21, 2020. The eclipse is to be the deepest as the moon is to cover 98.8% of the sun. Highlights There are four types of solar eclipses. They are partial solar eclipse, total solar eclipse, hybrid solar eclipse and annual solar eclipse. Total Eclipse: ..

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Existence of Earth like planet orbiting Proxima Centauri confirmed

On May 30, 2020, the international team of scientists confirmed the existence of the planet that is of the size of the earth. The planet is revolving Proxima Centauri star in the Alpha Centauri star system. Highlights The planet has the mass of 1.17 times as that of the earth. The mass of the planet ..

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