The innovative Schiaparelli lander begins its three-day journey from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter to the Martian surface this weekend.
Astronomers just announced that the universe has 10 times as many galaxies as previously thought. Well, yes and no.
Observations from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal how often the Moon is being pockmarked by meteoroids.
Observations confirm that the closest star to our solar system has a regular magnetic cycle similar to our Sun.
Right now 2014 UZ224 lies nearly 14 billion kilometers away, ranking it third among the most distant objects known in the Kuiper Belt.
A new analysis suggests that a subsurface ocean might lie deep beneath the crust of Saturn’s moon Dione.
See the full Moon (exact at 12:23 a.m. EDT Saturday night) and keep an eye out for Venus and Saturn about 45 minutes after sunset.
This eye-catching occultation occurs late on October 18th (West Coast) and early on the 19th (East Coast). It’s a grazing event as seen from Los Angeles and Denver.
The famous variable star Delta Cephei unlocks a box of deep-sky treasures in a little-visited corner of Cepheus, the King.
Download our monthly astronomy podcast to track down Saturn in the evening sky one last time. Mars is still hanging around, and Venus is climbing higher each evening.
Green Bank is celebrating its 60th birthday by seceding from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.