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Interesting Facts about Sirius. Brightest Star In the Night Sky.

Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky At a distance of 8.6 ly. Its name is derived from the Greek word Seirios, lit. 'glowing' or 'scorching'.

Sirius is gradually moving closer to the Solar System, so it is expected to slightly increase in brightness over the next 60,000 years. After that time, its distance will begin to increase, and it will become fainter, but it will continue to be the brightest star in the Earth's night sky for approximately the next 210,000 years.

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Interesting Facts about Sirius. Brightest Star in The Night Sky. #shorts

Interesting Facts about Sirius. Brightest Star in The Night Sky. #shorts

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6 Unknown Facts about SATURN.

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest planet in our solar system.

Nine Earths side by side would almost span Saturn’s diameter. That doesn’t include Saturn’s rings.

Saturn takes about 10.7 hours (no one knows precisely) to rotate on its axis once—a Saturn “day”—and 29 Earth years to orbit the sun.

Saturn is a gas-giant planet. Saturn's atmosphere is made up mostly of hydrogen (H2) and helium (He).

Saturn has 53 known moons with an additional 29 moons awaiting confirmation of their discovery—that is a total of 82 moons.

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6 Cool facts about SATURN. #shorts

6 Cool facts about SATURN. #shorts

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