The motions of thirteen stars in our galaxy’s halo outline a shell-like structure – perhaps the remains of an ancient galactic collision.
A burst pipe flooded Harvard College’s Observatory Hill, submerging thousands of historic photographic plates underwater. Recovery is now under way to save these astronomical images.
An innovative CubeSat mission, slated to take to space this year, will demonstrate the feasibility of free-flying satellites.
Professional and amateur astronomers working together have found a young exoplanet in the Hyades open cluster. The planet is weirdly large, given its host star.
The crescent Moon leaps into evening skies, as Jupiter joins the evening celestial show from the east. Plus, if you have a telescope, catch the double shadow on Jupiter on Monday evening.
It’s easy to take high-quality images of the lunar disk. You can shoot the Moon!
After months of excitement in the predawn sky, the action is shifting to the evening – where Jupiter rises early and the stars of Orion anchor an array of celestial sights.
On the morning of Wednesday, March 9th, 240 members of Sky & Telescope‘s group were treated to a spectacular total solar eclipse under near-perfect sky conditions.
Skygazers thronged to Indonesia hoping to see a total solar eclipse – and most were rewarded with breathtaking views of the event.