Where Will Philae Land on Comet 67P?
On November 11th, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will dispatch the heavily instrumented Philae lander to an area called “Site J” on one end of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Small Galaxy Boasts Big Black Hole
Astronomers have detected a supermassive black hole in the center of a tiny galaxy – where it has no right to be.
9,096 Stars in the Sky – Is That All?
Ten thousand stars bedazzle the eye on a dark night. Wait, how many?
Tour September’s Sky: Farewell to Saturn
The astronomical calendar says autumn arrives on September 22nd. It’s a season of transition, with plenty of celestial comings and goings in the evening sky.
This Week’s Sky at a Glance, September 19-27
Sky & Telescope’s weekly celestial-events calendar, with sky views, offers selected astronomy sights for your unaided eyes, binoculars, or a telescope.
Calling All U.S. Amateur Astronomers
NASA’s Night Sky Network is conducting a new survey in order to better help the amateur astronomy community in the United States.