28 December 2012, 11:40 AM ET
A dazzling comet, a ring-of-fire solar eclipse and more will grace Earth's skies in 2013.
28 December 2012, 07:12 AM ET
Space photographers Bob and Janice Fera captured this spectacular view of the reflection nebula NGC 1333.
28 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
December's full moon rises tonight, Dec. 28, in a final lunar display for the year.
27 December 2012, 03:01 PM ET
See our top 100 images of the year in space exploration and astronomy!
27 December 2012, 11:00 AM ET
See spectacular views of the Earth at night in 2012 as seen by NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite.
26 December 2012, 05:30 AM ET
Skywatcher shoots star trails over construction site of India’s largest telescope.
26 December 2012, 05:30 AM ET
The final full moon of the year rises into the sky on Friday, Dec. 28.
24 December 2012, 06:56 AM ET
The two heavenly bodies will dance close together Tuesday night.
23 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a stunning meteor shower to a view of our Earth on 12/12/12, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
22 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
21 December 2012, 11:17 AM ET
The gas giant and Earth's Moon will provide some holiday lights in the eastern sky on December 25th, 2012 (at sunset). Seen through a telescope, Jupiter's great red spot and its moons will be visible as well.
21 December 2012, 10:59 AM ET
These underappreciated shooting stars should put on a good show.
21 December 2012, 09:52 AM ET
A snowy Swedish wonderland is illuminated in this night sky photo.
21 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What to look for in the night sky this holiday season.
20 December 2012, 05:58 PM ET
The sun will be at its lowest point in the sky all year on Friday.
20 December 2012, 04:29 PM ET
The Dec. 25 night sky will offer stargazers a gorgeous view.
20 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
One eclipse chaser shares what it's like to catch a total solar eclipse in person.
19 December 2012, 09:10 AM ET
Veteran northern lights photographer Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) says that the 2012-2013 season "has the potential to be the best in many years". Blakley recently captured another powerful ionized oxygen aurora over Abisko National Park.
18 December 2012, 02:28 PM ET
Videos from different parts of the world highlight the Geminid meteor shower.
18 December 2012, 02:16 PM ET
A night sky photographer shot this spectacular image of Venus and a crescent moon.
18 December 2012, 10:00 AM ET
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has spotted a leading supermassive black hole contender at the center of spiral galaxy NGC 3627. 36 other contestants were found among a survey of 62 galaxie
17 December 2012, 04:31 PM ET
John Chumack (galacticimages.com) captured a stunning array of meteors from December 11th to the 14th, 2012. Scientists believe none of these survived to impact the ground.
17 December 2012, 01:01 PM ET
A night sky photographer took these stunning photos of Jupiter and the moon in conjunction.
17 December 2012, 10:52 AM ET
SPACE.com readers have sent in their photos of 2012 Geminid meteors.
17 December 2012, 09:43 AM ET
The main island of the Canaries, Tenerife, was treated to an amazing meteor shower display on December 13th, 2012. For the second year in row, Roberto Porto captured imagery of the shower.