The planets are a dynamic bunch, and throughout the year as seen from Earth, these celestial bodies appear not only to move across the sky but also to brighten and fade in turn.
On July 5, 2021, Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the sun, also known as aphelion.
This month, lying just above the southern horizon as darkness falls is a bright complex of stars stretching along the southern Milky Way. They include the constellations of Centaurus, Lupus and Crux.
Northern and eastern sections of North America will experience a dramatic solar eclipse next Thursday (June 10).
On Thursday morning (June 10) much of North America will see the moon block some portion of the sun during the first solar eclipse of the year — weather permitting, of course.
The sunrise eclipse on Thursday (June 10) will bring a striking image of a crescent sun rising in the east-northeast.
Find out when to look up (or tune in online) for the Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse on Wednesday (May 26).
Early on Wednesday (May 26), the full moon will become completely immersed in Earth's dark umbral shadow, producing the first total lunar eclipse since January 2019.
You might have been wondering where the most brilliant of all the planets has been in recent months.
You can see two space stations in the night sky this weekend, China's Tianhe and the International Space Station.
If you look up at the Super Pink Moon this Monday (April 26), don't expect to see anything rosy. But with binoculars, you may be able to spot a magnificent lunar feature.
People across the eastern United States could witness a SpaceX rocket launch four astronauts into space early Friday (April 23)
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks on Thursday morning (April 22), the first good meteor shower in nearly four months, although a bright moon could interfere.
Three years from today, on Monday, April 8, 2024, more than half a billion people across North America have the chance to see another Great American Solar Eclipse.
Like many people staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, I have recently gotten into a new hobby: bird watching.
Palm Sunday, March 28 brings us the first full moon of the new spring season: the Paschal full moon.
Spring will officially arrive on Saturday morning (March 20) with the occurrence of the vernal equinox.