09 September 2013, 11:07 AM ET
See spectacular photos of Venus near the moon on Sept. 8, 2013 from stargazers around the world. The celestial pairing wowed amateur astronomers and skywatchers across the U.S., South America and beyond.
09 September 2013, 10:26 AM ET
Photographer Mike Black (mikeblackphotography.com) compiled this time-lapse of the crescent Moon and the Morning Star together on September 8th in Belmar, NJ.
09 September 2013, 06:09 AM ET
The night sky tonight (Sept. 8) brings stargazers one of the last few good opportunities to glimpse the ringed wonder of our solar system — the planet Saturn — in the evening sky, with Venus and a crescent moon joining the celestial show.
08 September 2013, 03:07 PM ET
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08 September 2013, 09:23 AM ET
About 45 minutes after sunset on Sunday (Sept. 8), look toward the west-southwest horizon to see Venus hovering rather close to a waxing crescent moon — an eye-catching tableau in spite of the pair's low altitude in the night sky.
07 September 2013, 05:10 AM ET
NASA's spectacular nighttime launch of a new moon probe late Friday (Sept. 6) promised to amaze spectators up and down the U.S. East Coast. See spectacular photos of the LADEE moon mission launch.
06 September 2013, 02:32 PM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover has captured two stunning videos of solar eclipses from the surface of Mars, including one that shows the Red Planet's skies darkening above the 1-ton robot. Curiosity recorded the eclipses on Aug. 19 and Aug. 20.
05 September 2013, 04:45 PM ET
Avid astrophotographer Terry Hancock captured these brilliant images of the Bubble Nebula from the Down Under Observatory in Fremont, Mich. See how he did it.
05 September 2013, 04:17 PM ET
Night sky photographer Bill Schlein captured the northern constellation Aquila (The Eagle) along a dusty Milky Way in this beautiful image. The photo shows our dazzling host galaxy, as well as the dark-looking "Barnard's E" nebula.
05 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
See amazing photos of the night and daytime sky sent in by stargazers in September 2013. Views of planets, stars and even the sun reveal amazing sites.
05 September 2013, 11:00 AM ET
People are often curious about "alignments" of planets and right now there is quite a bit of a planetary alignment going on. But you won't be able to see it because the celestial meet-up occurs during the daytime, with the sun spoiling the show.
05 September 2013, 07:06 AM ET
Skywatchers on the U.S. East Coast on Friday night(Sept. 6) have a good chance of seeing NASA's new moon probe launch into space from Virginia's Eastern Shore. The LADEE moon probe launches at 11:27 p.m. EDT (0327 GMT) from Wallops Island.
04 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A stunningly bright meteor lit up the skies over the American South last week, and NASA caught the dramatic action on video. The fireball blazed up early on Aug. 28, putting on a brief but spectacular show for night owls in several states.
03 September 2013, 04:35 PM ET
Earthlings might be treated to a dazzling celestial display this fall as Comet ISON makes a suicidal plunge toward the sun. But NASA's rovers and orbiters at Mars will get a glimpse of the icy wanderer first.
01 September 2013, 08:56 AM ET
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01 September 2013, 08:00 AM ET
See what's up in the night sky for September 2013, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this SPACE.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
01 September 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in August 2013.
31 August 2013, 01:16 PM ET
From a meteor blazing over an ancient castle, to cloudy purple haze or a spectacular shot of a lunar fog bow, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
30 August 2013, 05:44 PM ET
There are two crown constellations shining in the sky now: Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, and Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown.
30 August 2013, 02:28 PM ET
Saturn, Venus, Mars and Jupiter will all be sharing the September nights' sky with the Moon, and toward the end of the month, comet ISON will line up with Mars.
30 August 2013, 01:03 PM ET
As we kick off the Labor Day holiday weekend, early on Saturday (Aug. 31) during the predawn hours, check out the east-northeast sky anytime after 2 a.m. local daylight time and your eyes will immediately be drawn to the two brightest objects in the sky a
30 August 2013, 09:07 AM ET
Finnish photographer Thomas Kast took this stunning shot of a lunar 'fog bow' on a cold, foggy night around 1 a.m. local time on Aug. 25, from Yli-Ii, Finland. See how he did it here.
30 August 2013, 09:00 AM ET
Stargazer Thomas Heaton captured this stunning shot of Perseid meteor streaking across the night sky over Edlington castle in Northumberland, England on Aug. 12.
30 August 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Stargazer B.G Boyd snapped this amazing image of a starry night and purple sky not long before sunrise in August 2013. See how he did it here.
29 August 2013, 03:17 PM ET
The glowing colors and dancing lines of the Northern Lights could soon appear inside an educational institution near you.
29 August 2013, 01:40 PM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has captured the sharpest-ever images of a solar eclipse as seen from the Red Planet. The 1-ton robot snapped pictures as Phobos, the larger of Mars' two tiny moons, blotted out much of the solar disk on Aug. 20.
29 August 2013, 12:09 PM ET
NASA's All-Sky cameras captured a very bright meteor burning up in the atmosphere at the same time that the Moon was in the camera field of view. Early estimates: meteor weighed ~240lbs and was traveling ~56,000 mph.
29 August 2013, 09:38 AM ET
In the northwestern corner of New Mexico, the Chaco Culture National Historical Park is famous for protecting the ruins of an ancient Pueblo settlement. But now the 34,000-acre (13,750–hectare) park is being honored for protecting its views of the cosmos,
27 August 2013, 10:34 PM ET
After a two-year hiatus, the infamous Mars Hoax has once again reared its head. The hoax, which states that Mars looks as big as the full moon on Aug. 27, began in 2004 and still lives on. Now it's spread to Facebook and Twitter.
27 August 2013, 12:28 PM ET
Stargazers can spot a fire-breathing dragon in the early evening sky this week. Draco — the celestial dragon — is a large, albeit dim, constellation.
27 August 2013, 07:28 AM ET
See stunning Blue Moon photos by SPACE.com readers sent in during the August 2013 full moon. It was a technical Blue Moon, as the third full moon of four summer full moons. It was not the second full moon in August.
27 August 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Stargazer and photographer Stefano De Rosa snapped this stunning beautiful photo of the Blue Moon full moon of August rising over and Italian castle on Aug. 20, 2013. See how De Rosa captured the photo here.