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 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:59:24 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Life and Death of the Sun http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art184313.asp In the distant future the Sun will be many times its present size and thousands of times brighter. It will seed the Galaxy with elements like carbon and oxygen–perhaps for life on a world yet unborn. Then it will collapse into a tiny dead sphere. For a time, a beautiful nebula will mark its place. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:30:17 EST Triton - Captive Moon of Neptune http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art184271.asp The Solar System's big moons are weird and wonderful, and Triton is no exception. It has ice volcanoes. Its "cantaloupe terrain" is unique in the Solar System. It's unlike the other large moons. And it orbits in the wrong direction, so it didn't form near Neptune. But where did it come from? Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:10:03 EST What Is Space Weather http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art184218.asp Everybody knows what weather is – sun, rain, wind, cloud, etc. But there's no atmosphere in space, so what is space weather? It can endanger astronauts, and in our technological world, a severe solar storm could affect everybody. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:00:30 EST