Astronomers have detected a massive yet elusive nimbus of hot gas surrounding Andromeda Galaxy.
After 17 years, researchers using the Parkes radio telescope in Australia have identified the culprit behind a mysterious type of radio signal: two on-site microwave ovens.
Spot Venus smack in the middle between Capella and Procyon tonight. Later this week, use the dark, new-Moon skies to spot triplet galaxies in Virgo.
Keep your eye on the prize in the western sky. Venus sets exceptionally late this month, presenting skywatchers with several unusual observing opportunities.
The three brightest planets — Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn — grace our evening skies this month. Mercury makes an appearance too!
Don’t miss out on this summer’s astronomy events, including star parties, black-tie galas, and public astronomy lectures.