Random Facts #8: Outer Space

  • One day on Venus is more then a year on earth.
  • Venus rotates in an opposite direction the most other planets.
  • It is completely silent in space.
  • Foot prints left by the Apollo astronauts will probably remain there for 100 million years.
  • Mars has the biggest volcano we know of.
  • There are very powerful wind on Venus.
  • Saturn has more than 60 moons.
  • There’s an asteroid that has rings like Saturn.
  • There are more stars in the universe then sand on Earth. (stars are uncountable)
  • If two of the same kind of metal touch in space they will be permanently bonded.
  • The biggest asteroid in our solar system is called Ceres.
  • Ceres is about 600 miles in diameter and has a surface area equal to the land area of Argentina or India.
  • The red spot on Jupiter has been shrinking over the past few decades.
  • The position of the North Star could change over time.
  • Our moon id the 5th largest in our solar system.
  • Space is big.

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