It's an excellent year to view the Orionids, which peak before dawn on Wednesday (Oct. 21).
The new moon occurs on Friday (Oct. 16), at 3:31 p.m. EDT (1931 GMT), on the same day that our natural satellite reaches perigee, or the closest point to Earth in its orbit.
Several months ago, the historic Mount Wilson Observatory in southern California made an extraordinary observation.
October has already seen a Harvest Moon, now this week comes a "proxigean" new moon, and to finish out this month we'll have a "Halloween Micro Blue Moon." We'll explain.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Celestron's NexStar 130SLT computerized telescope is on sale for $333.16 for Amazon Prime Day 2020. That's 33% off its regular price.
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
Inspire others to look up by giving the gift of a telescope or astronomy binoculars. We've rounded up some of the best deals.
Amazon.com's annual Prime Day megasale began Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT) and will last two days. Here is a roundup of our favorite sale items for space lovers.
Get ready to see the Red Planet up close this week: , offering the closest view of the planet until 2035.
After months of waiting, Mars has finally taken center stage in the night sky for skywatchers all around the world!
Astronomers have studied the megaconstellation threat, alerted the public about it and helped satellite operators dim their spacecraft. But some are now taking another, potentially much bigger step.
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
Whether you're looking for a telescope, binoculars or both, we have the best prices from top online retailers
Whether you're looking to give a telescope as a gift or buying one for yourself, here are the very best daily deals on Sky-Watcher products
The very best deals on Orion telescopes and binoculars — whatever your budget and whoever the recipient