The waning gibbous moon will soon visit the two largest gas giants of our solar system.
One of the oldest known annual meteor showers, peaking early this week, may unfortunately be hindered by an almost-full moon.
This will be a great week to study the ever-changing lunar landscape with a telescope or even just a pair of binoculars.
For each season of the year, there is a "keynote" star pattern — and spring brings us to Leo, the Lion.
The rule for determining when Easter Sunday takes place is simple — so why isn't Easter in March this year?
Long before weather forecasts were made using modern computer technology, ancient man looked to the sky to try and determine impending weather changes.
SpaceX's historic first Crew Dragon test flight returns to Earth early Friday (March 8), and lucky U.S. East Coasters may be able to see it in action.
Solar eclipses are one of nature’s grandest events. What is a solar eclipse? Why are there different kinds of solar eclipses? How do they work? And when is the next one? We explain.
Once again, it is time to seek out what has often been called the most difficult of the five brightest naked-eye planets to see: Mercury.
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, you'll no doubt hear the mainstream media proclaiming that on that night Earthlings will witness a "supermoon."
One of the big news stories nationally over the past few weeks has been the invasion of the polar vortex in the northern tier of the United States.
Now that Sunday night's total lunar eclipse has passed into history, get ready for the two brightest planets to unite in a stunning dawn conjunction.
Whenever we have a total eclipse of the moon approaching, as we do now, my mind always drifts back to my very first total lunar eclipse more than half a century ago.
Here is a list of all the full moon names, dates and times (for the Eastern time zone) in 2019, beginning with the 'wolf' moon in January, to the 'cold' moon in December.
More than three years have passed since most of North America saw a good total lunar eclipse. So be sure to put a big circle on your calendar for Sunday, Jan. 20.
Here are the 10 most noteworthy sky events — including multiple meteor showers and eclipses eclipses — that will take place in 2019.