Top 10 Most Interesting Facts About Stars


The universe is a truly majestic place filled with infinite wonders we have yet to explore. Since the dawn of man, we have always looked up at the stars above and wondered what’s beyond the things we see. Truth be told, we’re still very far away from unraveling the mysteries of the universe, which is why for the time being, all we can do is speculate about what lies among the stars and whether not we have a place among them.

We do, however, know a great deal about stars, at least from an astrophysical point of view. We actually base our entire existence to a star, as none of us would be alive today without our solar system being as accommodating as it is. So sit back and relax as we try to find out ten very interesting facts about stars and their place in the universe.

9Stars don’t twinkle

Despite popular belief, stars don’t actually twinkle. The reason why we see stars twinkling at night is not because of something they do but because of the Earth’s atmosphere. You see, our planet’s turbulent atmosphere contains many layers of gas which affect the light we see, thus giving the impression that it twinkles. In other words, if you look at stars from outer space, they will definitely not twinkle in any way.