Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/astronomy Interested in learning about the wonders beyond the Earth's atmosphere? The astronomy site aims to furnish you with the information you need, whether it be the mysterious properties of black holes or the origins of the universe itself. en-us Copyright 2017 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:53:33 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Moons of Mars - Deimos http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art304110.asp By the late 19th century we knew Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune had moons. But it seemed that there were no Martian moons. Then in 1877 American astronomer Asaph Hall surprised the world with two Martian moons. Why did it take so long to find them? And why did Hall call them Fear and Terror? Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:07:49 EST Tarantula Nebula Facts for Kids http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art51884.asp Arachnophobes needn't worry about this tarantula. It's not a big spider, it's a big nebula that looks a bit like a spider in some photos. It's also so far away that its light takes 170,000 years to get here. Stars are born there, stars die there, and it's a spectacular object. Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EST Spring Triangle a Seasonal Asterism http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art304075.asp There are 88 official constellations covering the sky with no gaps or overlaps. There are also lots of asterisms, recognizable patterns of stars that aren't constellations. They have no official standing, but they have the advantage over many constellations of resembling what they represent. Sat, 8 Apr 2017 12:24:51 EST