19 July 2013, 03:00 PM ET
The glowing arc of the Milky Way points to the great ruins of the Incan Empire, Machu Picchu, in this vivid night sky image. Thomas O'Brien took this photo in early July 2013 from the summit of Putucusi Mountain in Peru.
19 July 2013, 11:45 AM ET
If it survives a Thanksgiving Day close swing around the Sun, ISON will make its closest approach to Earth on December 26th, 2013. But it will likely pass a safe 63 million km from Earth.
19 July 2013, 11:19 AM ET
A distant spacecraft charged with studying the Saturn system will turn its cameras to Earth today (July 19), and you can get in on Earth's photo session in person or online.
19 July 2013, 09:47 AM ET
Morgan Freeman narrates this preview of the Cassini spacecraft taking the snapshot of our planet on July 19th, 2013. Find out when exactly it will happen at TheDayTheEarthSmiled.com or #DayEarthSmiled.
19 July 2013, 07:01 AM ET
One of the pleasures people can get out of stargazing is noticing and enjoying the various colors that stars display in dark skies.
19 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
July's full moon may not technically be "super," but it is still a sight to see. The full moon on Monday (July 22) is not considered a "supermoon" although the moon is still quite close to the planet.
18 July 2013, 02:51 PM ET
If you ever find yourself in New York City's Grand Central Terminal, it's hard to miss the world's largest star chart on the station's ceiling. But look a little harder and you can find astronomical art and the scars of the US / USSR space race.
17 July 2013, 04:34 PM ET
Comet ISON has been called the potential "comet of the century," but to live up to its promise, it will have to survive its dangerous perihelion, or closest approach to the sun in late November of this year.
17 July 2013, 04:30 PM ET
A night sky photographer takes a stunning photo of an aurora over Mt. Katahdin in Maine.
17 July 2013, 03:26 PM ET
Comet ISON promises to light up the sky in late November when it skims just over the sun's surface. Here's a look at what scientists have learned about the comet since its discovery last year, and what to expect in the weeks and months ahead.
17 July 2013, 02:10 PM ET
July is full of encounters between astronomical objects, and the action continues this weekend with three different planets taking center stage. Venus will dance with the star Regulus Sunday evening, while Mars and Jupiter will be visible in Gemini (The T
16 July 2013, 01:04 PM ET
On Tuesday (July 16), Major League Baseball's All Star Game will be played at Citifield in New York, but the baseball diamond won't be the only place to see stars that night. Two of the “All Stars of the Night Sky” will stage a celestial rendezvous, not j
14 July 2013, 11:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
13 July 2013, 12:04 PM ET
From the Milky Way over rural Maine to a giant baby attacking a telescope, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
13 July 2013, 10:19 AM ET
In mid-July 2013, skywatchers will be able to observe the moon moving in relation to Spica and Saturn. Also, Mars and Jupiter appear to move together in the morning sky.
12 July 2013, 11:13 AM ET
Twice a year, the setting sun perfectly aligns with New York City's street grid (running 29° from east to west), producing a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. Golden light splashes across the width of New York City's central island.
12 July 2013, 09:00 AM ET
See amazing photos of the night and daytime sky by stargazers on and off the planet in July 2013. Views of planets, stars and even the sun reveal amazing sites.
12 July 2013, 05:00 AM ET
Comet Pan-STARRS slices through the night sky like a bright blade of light in this stunning image by an amateur astronomer. Skywatcher Joseph Brimacombe captured this comet photo on May 23 from New Mexico, showing the comet's anti-tail.
10 July 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Venus shines near the moon in the night sky tonight and will slowly close in on the bright star Regulus throughout July. See how to observe the planet Venus in the western night sky and send in photos of the brilliant planets to SPACE.com.
09 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Night sky photographer Mike Taylor snaps two stunning images of the Milky Way over rural Maine. See how the veteran astrophotographer did it and with what equipment in this space photos glimpse.
08 July 2013, 05:09 PM ET
See images from a new IMAX film "Hidden Universe 3D," which stars
08 July 2013, 01:36 AM ET
Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most famous ones in the cosmos.
07 July 2013, 12:19 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
06 July 2013, 09:00 AM ET
From fireworks and the moon to dark blue clouds, don't miss these jawdropping night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
05 July 2013, 10:47 PM ET
From a blue sun to fireworks over the space shuttle, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
05 July 2013, 01:59 PM ET
Learn how you can see bright stars of the Summer Triangle that point your way to the Milky Way in the night sky. The cosmic geometric shape stars in this weekend's night sky.
05 July 2013, 11:27 AM ET
The Earth is as far from the sun as it can possibly be for the year today (July 5), but it's still so hot! Scientists call this day of the year aphelion. Find out why Earth's tilt, not its distance from the sun, determines the seasons we see on the surfa
05 July 2013, 10:23 AM ET
The Andromeda Galaxy, the closest galaxy to our own Milky Way, gets the star treatment in this dazzling photo by amateur astronomer and photographer Lorenzo Comolli. See how he snapped the amazing galaxy photo here.
05 July 2013, 09:41 AM ET
See amazing photos of the Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M(31), as seen by space telescopes, astronomers and stargazers.
05 July 2013, 08:58 AM ET
Five night sky photographers collaborated to capture amazing photo or the Ring Nebula.
04 July 2013, 05:00 AM ET
Astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca captured this dazzling photo of the quarter moon and fireworks over Pisa, Italy on June 16, 2013. Petricca snapped the photos during a fireworks display launched from the Arno River during Pisa's Patron Saint's Day.
03 July 2013, 05:14 PM ET
Astronauts get to celebrate the Fourth of July too.