Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Did you ever wonder why stars twinkle? We are told that stars are the same things as our own Sun. The Sun doesn't appear to twinkle, so why do stars do it? In our Cool Nature Video for this week we take you to a very special show that answers questions like this one and more. This time it's why stars twinkle. Take a look...

Twinkle, twinkle little star. Kasey Dee Gardner finds out why stars twinkle.

This video can also be found at the Discovery News video page.

Nature Center Magazine features cool nature videos from sources around the internet. We always give full credit to the source. Do you know of a cool nature video that you think is worthy of being featured here? Comments are welcome.


  1. Twinkling due to environmental irregularities all while the star is constant. That's a an interesting concept.

  2. @Lauren Axelrod
    I've always thought of it like seeing them through waves on the water.


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