The discovery of a runaway star in Hubble’s image of the Orion Nebula suggests a stellar tussle ejected three stars 540 years ago.
Venus reaches inferior conjunction, and Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is becoming nicely visible in amateur telescopes high in the northern evening sky. New Moon on Monday (exact at 10:57 p.m. EDT).
With Venus approaching inferior conjunction, don’t miss the chance to see one of the thinnest Venus crescents of your life.
In this month’s easy-to-download podcast, find out how you can glimpse Venus in both the evening and predawn skies.
Interested in photographing the Milky Way over picturesque landscapes? Join S&T‘s live webinar on Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Moon’s umbral shadow will cross the United States on August 21, 2017, creating a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse visible to millions. We’ve assembled the resources here to help you prepare for this grand celestial spectacle.
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