Researchers using NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer have discovered the most luminous galaxy to date.
Observations of white dwarfs in a densely populated globular cluster confirm astronomers’ expectations that stars migrate to a cluster’s outskirts after losing weight.
New analysis of Kepler observations shows that hot Jupiters’ temperatures might predict their weather report.
The bright Moon shines near Spica and Saturn at dusk. And with a full Moon on Tuesday, it’s time to turn our scopes from deep-sky objects to double stars.
With Arcturus as our touchstone, we set off in a virtual time machine to visit the sky of the distant future.
Watch as the two brightest planets — Venus and Jupiter — edge closer together and culminate on June 30th with a dramatically close pairing.
As amateur astronomers gathered several weeks ago at the 24th annual Northeast Astronomy Forum, they caught first glimpses of hot new products showcased at one of the world’s largest astronomy trade shows.