October's Orionid meteor shower is one of the most reliable of the annual displays of "shooting stars." Unfortunately, this year, the Orionids are going to face a handicap.
Here's a guide to SpaceX's launch schedule, other rocket missions, astronomical events of the next year, as well as milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
What appears to be a dazzling meteor lit up the sky over northeast China on Friday (Oct. 11), appearing as a brilliant fireball in surveillance video of the event.
The full moon of October, called the Hunter's Moon, will grace the skies Oct. 13, as the smallest full moon of the year. Don't miss Jupiter and Saturn, too!
LightSail 2, The Planetary Society's solar sailing spacecraft, has spent more than two months in orbit; here's how to spot it in the sky.
As NASA continues its push to land humans on the moon again in 2024, you can celebrate International Observe the Moon Night via two livestreams (if you can't catch the moon outside).
It's International Observe the Moon Night and you can see spectacular views of the moon in a free webcast from the online astronomy telescope site Slooh.com. The show begins at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT).
A stunning photo captured during the total solar eclipse of 2019 in Chile reveals the sun's mesmerising inner and outer corona, as well as the lunar earthshine.
Find out what's up in your night sky during October 2019 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
See what's up in the night sky for October 2019, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
A brand-new "astrotourism" destination has just been born in the heart of Portugal, at Aldeias do Xisto, or the Schist Villages.
The new moon occurs on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 2:26 p.m. EDT (1026 GMT) — one day after the moon reaches perigee, or the closest point to Earth in its orbit.
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