Eight bright stars dominate our current winter sky. Depending on how you look at them, you might see a graceful arc, a hexagon or a giant "G."
Looking closely at eclipse images, stargazers can spot a newfound Kreutz sungrazer comet that zoomed by the Sun during Chile and Argentina's solar eclipse.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Vaonis, a French startup that raised eyebrows in 2018 with its sci-fi robot-looking Stellina smart telescope, has revealed its latest newbie-friendly astrophotography invention.
Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn will form a tight triangle in the sky this Sunday during a rare 'triple conjunction' event.
A spectacular gathering of bright planets will be the chief celestial attraction in the evening sky this weekend as Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury appear to crowd into tight quarters.
Whatever your budget, experience in astronomy or targets that interest you most, there’s a great telescope out there just for you — we’ve rounded up the very best
Looking for your first telescope but unsure where to start? Space.com has made the search easier with our top pick of great reflectors, refractors and computerized telescopes
Looking at the night sky can be an inspiring moment for youngsters, and the right telescope can drive an interest in skywatching for a lifetime
The Quadrantid meteor shower of 2021 peaks overnight on Jan. 2 and 3, but the bright moon will spoil the view.
2021 will be a lackluster year to see the annual Quadrantid meteor shower during its sharp peak overnight on Saturday (Jan. 2). Here's our guide.
Find out what's up in your night sky during January 2021 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
See what's up in the night sky for January 2021, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
Here is a guide to when certain planets will appear brightest and most visible in the 2021 night sky, including a dazzling Venus display at the year's end!