NASA’s MAVEN mission has confirmed that the solar wind stripped the Red Planet of its atmosphere.
Researchers have used data from the Rosetta mission to link outbursts on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko with dramatic surface changes.
Astronomers have found newborn stars in gas pouring out of a galactic nucleus.
In addition to two binocular comets now in view, the waxing crescent Moon approaches Aldebaran and the Hyades tonight, and Mercury is at its highest sunset altitude of the year on Saturday evening.
Comet Lovejoy Brightens Quickly, Heads North
Terry Lovejoy’s new comet has gone from faint to bright in just three weeks and is now a tempting binocular target at dawn.
A recently discovered supernova in Lupus now shines around magnitude +11.5, bright enough to see in a modest telescope. With photos and maps, we’ll get you there.
Aaah-ooooooooooh! Let me howl it to the world. I finally saw “the Pup,” the companion to the Dog Star, Sirius. Here are some tips on you can see it, too.
As you’ll hear in this month’s podcast, April is a time when it’s easy to spot a lion, a sea serpent, and two bears in the evening sky.
A total eclipse of the Sun is the perfect opportunity to counter common misconceptions of how the Moon, Sun, and Earth move and interact in their orbits. Here’s how.
Live Webinar with Babak Tafreshi on How to Photograph the Milky Way
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