Interesting facts about space

Interesting facts about space :-

When we think about space, we wonder it to be very beautiful. Just think about a view of star gazing at night and we are almost stunned. Those little shinning bright objects do make us realize that the poem that we used to memorize in our childhood days literally meant "like a diamond in the sky".Space is a unique place. But all beautiful things are not easy to watch. Those who got the change to go on moon where indeed the lucky one. Also many of them have been to space. So let's share interesting facts about space-
1.The nearest black hole we know is located about 3000 light years away.
2.The last person to walk on the moon was Eugene Cernan in December 1972.
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3.Till now, Twelve person have walked on the moon.
4.Only Mercury and Venus are the two planets in our solar system that do not have any satellite.
5.Venus is the hottest as well as the brightest planet in our solar system.
6.Jupiter has the highest number of satellite orbiting around it. They are about 67.
7.The sun is about 300,000 times larger than Earth.
8.Pluto is no longer considered as planet.
9.The age of moon is expected to be around 4.5 billion years old.
10.The largest natural satellite to revolve around a planet in our solar system is Ganymede of Jupiter.
11.Saturn's density is so less that it can float in water.
12.Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are known as Jovian Planets.
13.It takes about 90 minutes for the International Space Station to circle the Earth.
14.Light takes approximately 8.3 Minutes to reach the Earth from the Sun.
15.The first three astronaut that went to moon were kept in quarantine after they returned. This was done to check if there was any deadly disease on moon or not.
16.The fastest wind speed to be ever recorded in our solar system is on the Neptune planet. The speed can reach up to 2500 km per hour.
17.In space, the astronaut drink water made after recycling their own urine.
18.The closest star to our solar system is Alpha Centauri about 4.3 light year away from earth.
19.The  Andromeda Galaxy is the closest galaxy to our Milky Way. It is situated about 2.5 million light year away.
20.The planet Mercury does not have wind.
21.Earth appears blue in colour from space due to the vast area covered by
oceans.

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