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.
17 November 2006, 02:17 PM ET
26 October 2006, 02:35 PM ET
Images of Uranus taken in August by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) show that a dark spot has formed in the planet’s northern hemisphere.
08 September 2006, 02:11 PM ET
Most people have seen the five brightest naked-eye planets, yet there is a sixth planet that can be spied without optical aid ... the planet Uranus. Of course, you'll have to know exactly where to look for it.
31 August 2006, 02:54 PM ET
The shadow cast by a moon as it floated through space above the blue-green cloud tops of Uranus was recently captured for the first time by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
06 April 2006, 02:39 PM ET
The outermost ring of Uranus is bright blue
30 December 2005, 06:47 AM ET
There is plenty to see, and SPACE.com provides an overview of the planets for the coming year.
22 December 2005, 03:21 PM ET
Astronomers have discovered new rings and small moons around Uranus and found surprising changes in satellite orbits around the giant planet.
26 July 2005, 06:18 AM ET
Rare occultation may reveal new information on Pluto’s moon Charon.
10 November 2004, 09:16 AM ET
The images reveal more diversity in cloud features than ever seen before.