Latest Discoveries on Venus, Second Planet From the Sun
Venus, second planet from the sun, is the brightest planet in our solar system.
Highlights of the month include the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which peaks on May 6th and an annular solar eclipse that will be seen in the western United States. Venus, Saturn and Mars are part of the planetary spectacle in the night sky.
Skywatcher and photographer Stefano De Rosa snapped this view of his three children enjoying the night sky.
Venus reaches maximum brightness this week, making it a must-see for skywatchers.
The president took some time to gaze skyward this week at Colorado's Buckley Air Force Base.
See these amazing skywatching photos of Venus and the crescent moon in April 2012.
Astrophotographer captures beautiful image of the moon and Venus in conjunction over Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan.
Venus and Jupiter appeared to come closer this year and then passed each other on March 13.
Northern and Southern Lights may occur on Venus, too.
Jupiter, the moon and Venus align over a shining castle in skywatcher’s photo.
It's the last chance to see a Venus transit until 2117.
Skywatchers can experience this weekend's planetary conjunction with NASA and the Slooh Space Camera.
Venus and Jupiter are beacons you can’t miss.
After a long buildup, the two planets finally came together in the sky last night.
Observers around the world have snapped stunning pictures of the two planets.
Amazing skywatcher shots of Venus and Jupiter hanging together in the sky.
The dazzling one-minute video was shot last week.
Venus and Jupiter cruise over Colorado's iconic Flatiron Mountains in this video, shot from March 5-9, 2012 by Patrick Cullis.
The two planets will come together in the night sky this Thursday (March 15).