26 September 2011, 04:32 PM ET
The photos show the ice giants blazing red-orange in infrared light.
28 April 2011, 02:46 PM ET
Skywatching tips for how you can view six planets aligned above the rising sun.
21 April 2011, 11:53 AM ET
The two planets will experience an unusual conjunction, offering rare views for skywatchers.
01 April 2011, 05:33 PM ET
Here's a look at how to observe the planets of the solar system in 2011.
22 March 2011, 10:21 AM ET
NASA's budget problems are limiting the agency's choices for flagship missions to the planets.
18 March 2011, 04:45 PM ET
NASA's New Horizons probe has reached the orbit of Uranus on its way to Pluto.
07 March 2011, 06:32 PM ET
Flagship missions to find life on Mars and study Jupiter's moon Europa may be too pricy for NASA.
17 January 2011, 06:35 PM ET
A list of skywatching events in January 2011 that you don't want to miss.
10 January 2011, 10:00 AM ET
Jupiter, the moon and Uranus will over a skywatching show as the crescent moon passes north of both planets on Jan. 9 and Jan. 10.
28 December 2010, 01:39 PM ET
This week, for the third time in eight months, Jupiter has a close encounter with Uranus.
20 December 2010, 10:00 AM ET
How to best observe the major planets of our Solar System. Some have worlds of their own.
16 December 2010, 01:53 PM ET
A NASA Pluto probe may be slumbering at the moment, but it's still tearing through space at a blistering pace, closing in on the orbit of Uranus.
22 November 2010, 12:10 PM ET
A brief look at the discovery of Uranus and its moons Uranus, Oberon, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania and Miranda
15 November 2010, 04:56 PM ET
Uranus, seventh planet from the sun, is the third largest planet and is a gas giant similar to Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune with the coldest atmosphere in the solar system.
23 September 2010, 10:24 AM ET
A bright Harvest moon ushered in the changing seasons on Earth late Wednesday (Sept. 22).
23 September 2010, 09:54 AM ET
The rare cosmic triple play of Jupiter, Uranus and the full moon is dazzling amateur astronomers this week in a bright night sky show.
21 September 2010, 07:41 AM ET
This Wednesday there will be a spectacular triple conjunction of the harvest moon, Jupiter, and Uranus.
16 September 2010, 07:37 AM ET
Stargazers can get a great look at Jupiter on any clear night for the rest of September. The giant planet, always bright, will be especially hard to miss as it makes its closest pass to Earth for the year.
01 September 2010, 07:41 AM ET
September brings a new view of the night sky as the autumn constellations appear.
04 June 2010, 10:25 AM ET
The planet Uranus can be spotted in the night sky using Jupiter as guide this week, a challenging but rewarding target for skywatchers.
28 May 2010, 07:55 AM ET
Mars and a bright star are teaming up in June.
01 January 2010, 10:51 AM ET
Many important astronomical discoveries unexpected; future findings likely to be serendipitous as well.
23 December 2009, 12:22 AM ET
From snowfalls on Mars, to the polar craters of the moon, take a tour of the solar system’s chilliest spots.
28 September 2009, 08:55 AM ET
Water is all over the solar system and the rest of the galaxy. What's it mean to the search for life?
15 July 2009, 01:06 PM ET
Nice model of solar system evolution says migration of gas giants pushed asteroids into asteroid belt.
26 February 2009, 09:31 AM ET
Missing asteroids may be the handiwork of rampaging giant planets.
17 October 2008, 10:06 AM ET
A simulation shows how thunderstorms create jet streams on giant planets.
10 October 2008, 06:28 AM ET
Neptune is much too faint to be perceived without any optical aid.
03 October 2008, 06:54 AM ET
This week will be a fine time to seek out planet Uranus.
31 July 2008, 06:41 AM ET
SETI invites scuba divers on an expedition to a destination of your choice.
10 July 2008, 06:34 AM ET
Could aliens be tuning into the most powerful radio transmitter on Earth?
18 December 2007, 06:05 AM ET
Swapping Neptune and Uranus could help explain solar system's formation.
26 November 2007, 06:44 AM ET
Colossal impacts may have bowled over remote, frozen moons
02 November 2007, 07:11 AM ET
Neptune can be picked-up using just a good pair of binoculars.
20 September 2007, 06:09 AM ET
Earth crosses the plane of the Uranian rings once every 42 years.
23 August 2007, 02:06 PM ET
For the first time, scientists are seeing the planet's rings free of glare.