SKYWATCH: WHERE TO WATCH THE SOLAR ECLIPSE ONLINE, FOUR EXOPLANETS MIGHT ORBIT SUN-LIKE STAR, AND MORE

LATEST NEWS

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse Online

Sky & Telescope
Multiple organizations are live-streaming the total solar eclipse in incredible and unique ways — take a look! Read more…

Solar Eclipse Apps You’ll Need on Eclipse Day

Sky & Telescope
Want to know when the eclipse begins and ends in your hometown, or what’s the quickest way to the path of totality? Looking for an eclipse countdown timer? There are eclipse apps for that!

Read more…

Huge Storm Rages on Neptune

Sky & Telescope
A huge, white storm is raging on Neptune, and its location is baffling astronomers. How can a storm system this large exist at the planet’s equator?

Read more…

The Solar Eclipse for the Rest of Us

Sky & Telescope
Totality watchers get the best show, but a far greater number of people will be in partial-only territory. Here’s how to make the most of it. Read more…

Four Exoplanets Might Orbit Sun-like Star

Sky & Telescope
Astronomers have used an innovative technique to discover four super-Earth-size exoplanet candidates orbiting Tau Ceti, a Sun-like star 12 light-years away.

Read more…

Best Exomoon Candidate Yet?

Sky & Telescope
Astronomers have found one of the best exomoon candidates in data collected by the Kepler spacecraft. Read more…

Curiosity Rover Watches Clouds on Mars

Sky & Telescope
Barely visible water-ice clouds coast across Mars’s skies in new videos from the Curiosity rover.

Read more…

Orbital Path Podcast: Holy Sheet!

Sky & Telescope
Join host Michelle Thaller as she learns about the IceBridge mission and the scientific discoveries it is making in the latest installment of Orbital Path Podcast.

Read more…

The White Dwarf That Survived

Sky & Telescope
A peculiar white dwarf could be what’s left after a failed supernova explosion.

Read more…

New Age Estimate for TRAPPIST-1

Sky & Telescope
A new study suggests that the seven-planet dwarf star could be much older than the Sun. Read more…

OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, August 18 – 26

Sky & Telescope
August 21st is solar eclipse day, but there’s plenty to spot the rest of the week as well!

Read more…

Will Monday’s Total Eclipse Change Your Life?

Sky & Telescope
Total solar eclipses have the power to touch us deeply and reverberate through our life in unexpected ways. Read more…

Use Your Smartphone to Shoot a Solar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope
Read this advice from expert eclipse-chasers before you use your smartphone to photograph a solar eclipse. Read more…

Tips for Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope
With a bit of planning and effort, almost anyone can capture the upcoming first-in-a-lifetime celestial show using only modest equipment. Here are some pointers on how to obtain your own souvenir portrait of a solar eclipse. Read more…

Tour August’s Sky: Jupiter & Saturn Shine

Sky & Telescope
There’s more to look for this month than the solar eclipse. As you’ll discover in August’s astronomy podcast, Jupiter and Saturn are easy to spot in the evening sky. Read more…

COMMUNITY

Share Your Eclipse Story

Sky & Telescope
Are you headed to totality? Planning to watch a partial eclipse from your backyard? If you’re watching the 2017 Solar Eclipse, no matter where you are, we’d love to hear your story! Submit your photos and stories to our gallery and be a part of our Eclipse Story. Read more…

Sky & Telescope Answers Your Eclipse Questions

Sky & Telescope
You asked more questions, and we answered them. Find out the answers to what readers wanted to know. Read more…

Solar Eclipse Activities for Kids and Families

Sky & Telescope
Enrich the eclipse experience – especially the long, partial phases – with solar eclipse activities for kids and families. Read more…

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s