September's new moon rises tonight (Sept. 14). Here's what you can expect to see in the night sky around this time.
The Blue Moon of August 2023 rises on Aug. 30, offering skywatchers a second chance to catch a supermoon alongside Saturn in the night sky.
Mercury, Mars, Venus, Saturn and Jupiter will all be visible overnight on Monday (July 17) during July's new moon, although some will require staying up late.
Reference The 2024 Lyrid meteor shower will occur between April 16-25 and peak on the night of April 22. A typical shower displays between five and 20 meteors per hour.
October's full moon — the Hunter's Moon — becomes full on Oct. 9, the same day that Mercury reaches its highest altitude in the predawn sky.
The full moon tends to overwhelm the fainter stars. But in the late September sky there are still constellations that can be seen despite the brightness of both the moon and city lights.
Reference The full moon of September 2022 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
Massive binary star systems in the galaxy form at the edges of open clusters or the leading edge of a spiral arm, a team of astronomers found.
The July full moon, also known as the Full Buck Moon, occurs on the morning of July 3 at 7:39 a.m. ET (1139 GMT).
Reference The Full Strawberry Moon of 2023 will be joined by a few solar system guests in the night sky.
Reference May's full Flower Moon will be accompanied by a penumbral lunar eclipse visible from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the western Pacific Islands.
The full moon of April, called the Pink Moon, occurs on April 6 at 12:34 p.m. (0434 UTC), and will be joined by three visible planets in the night sky.
Reference The full moon of March 2023, the Worm Moon, will share the night sky with Jupiter and Venus, two planets that continue to put on a show for skywatchers.
Reference Quantum entanglement states that two particles are connected and affect one another even if those particles are light-years apart.
Reference The Full Sturgeon Moon of August 2023 is the first of two full moons this month and will be close to Saturn in the night sky. Here's our guide on how to see it and when.
The full moon of February, called the Snow Moon, will arrive Wednesday (Feb. 16) at 11:57 a.m. EST (0457 GMT).
The full moon of January, called the Wolf Moon, will occur in the U.S. at 6:08 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, Jan. 6.
December's full moon, called the Cold Moon, falls on Dec. 7th and will also see the moon pass in front of Mars, a phenomenon called an occultation.
NASA is testing one technique it might use should a large asteroid threaten to collide with Earth. But just how high are the odds of such a dangerous space rock after all? You don't need to panic.
On May 25-27, much of the world will see a lunar eclipse that coincides with the moon's closest approach to Earth — making it a "supermoon" eclipse that will turn the moon reddish.
A blue moon, a supermoon, and a blood moon (i.e. a lunar eclipse) are happening around the same time in January 2018: Here’s when.
NASA scientists have built a flexible tire made of metal that springs back to its original shape after being bent or deformed. The tire could be used on Mars or even on Earth.
December's Full Cold Moon rises tonight (Dec. 3), bringing the only "supermoon" of the year on its heels.