Transit of Venus Across the Sun 2012: Latest News
Get the latest news and tips for the rare Venus transit across the sun on June 6, 2012. The next one is in 2117!
Look to the skies this Memorial Day weekend to see four planets near the moon.
Over the next two weeks, the four brightest planets, Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Jupiter, perform a complex dance at dawn
Two shining planets will align in the night and daytime skies this week.
See Venus, Jupiter, Mercury and Mars together in the predawn sky over the next week.
Skywatching tips for how you can view six planets aligned above the rising sun.
The two planets will experience an unusual conjunction, offering rare views for skywatchers.
The vortex at Venus' south pole can look like a giant 'S' or number '8.'
Here's a look at how to observe the planets of the solar system in 2011.
A NASA spacecraft now circling Mercury is set to tackle some of the planet's mysteries – including whether or not water ice lurks in its craters.
Venus and the moon will shine bright together before sunrise on March 31.
A stark, gray landscape and big crater dominate the 1st photo of Mercury from orbit.
NASA's Messenger probe will photograph previously unseen regions of Mercury's south pole.
Does our magnetic field really shield Earth from the solar wind?
NASA's Messenger spacecraft will study Mercury from orbit for the next 12 months.
NASA's Messenger spacecraft will become the first probe ever to orbit the solar system's innermost planet.
Here are 10 interesting features of the $446 million Messenger spacecraft and its mission to the planet Mercury.
After more than six years of spaceflight, NASA's Messenger probe is almost ready to begin investigating some key questions about the planet Mercury.
NASA's Messenger probe will become the first spacecraft ever to enter into orbit around the solar system's innermost planet.