Astronomers have more evidence that the hidden ocean inside Saturn’s moon Enceladus is heated by hydrothermal activity.
Planetary scientists think the Sun may inadvertently create a transitory, tenuous atmosphere around the dwarf planet Ceres – and in an unexpected way.
Stellar fireworks are what remains of a centuries-old explosion, the concussive consequence of four stars that came together in a gravitational tussle.
Three comets are still in good range of binoculars! Also, the weak Lyrid meteor shower should peak in the hours before next Saturday’s dawn.
Get ready for 2014 JO25, the biggest asteroid to fly this close to Earth since 2004. Good news – even a 3-inch telescope will show it!
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.
Every April, our editors report back on how they spent their time at the Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF), the world’s largest astronomy and space tradeshow.