The fuss-free Celestron FirstScope 76 is an easy telescope to use, but expectations should be tailored when looking through the eyepiece
Celestron's Astro Fi 130 combines good optics with the latest in telescope technology — but is it the right telescope for you?
As International Observe the Moon Night goes virtual this year, NASA is inviting the public to join a live celebration online.
The optics of the Celestron Ambassador 80AZ are of good quality, promoting a high level of clarity and contrast. Easy to set up, the refractor exudes an unusual yet superior craftmanship
With good optics that offer views of solar system and bright deep-sky targets, the Celestron Cosmos 90 GT is easy to set up and operate, with only a few minor niggles
Offering superb views of the solar system and deep sky, the Celestron CPC 800 GPS is packed with the latest in telescope technology
With its high-quality finish, the Celestron Omni XLT 120 boasts a professional mount that provides a smooth tour of the night sky, while its optical system offers stunning views of the solar system
If you have a low budget, the PowerSeeker 80AZS is an all-inclusive package for the casual skywatcher and offers clear views of bright solar system and deep-sky targets
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Autumn officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 9:31 a.m. EDT (1331 GMT). And consequently, our evening sky is now one in transition.
The new moon occurs Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), a day before Mercury reaches its highest point in the evening sky for the rest of the year.
The moon and Venus will form a triangle with the Beehive star cluster in the predawn sky on Monday (Sept. 14).
Just how many planets are visible without a telescope? Most people will answer "five," but there is a sixth planet that can be glimpsed without visual aid: the planet Uranus.
At this time of year, some might be attracted by the presence of an unusually bright star sparkling over the north-northeast horizon.
Every once in a while, something will appear in the sky that will attract the attention of even those who normally don't bother looking up.
An asteroid the size of a jumbo jet will have a close encounter with Earth today (Sept. 1), zooming past our planet at about one-third the average distance to the moon.
The Corn Moon will be full on the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 1:22 p.m. EDT (1722 GMT), four days before the moon occults Mars.
See what's up in the night sky for September 2020, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
Find out what's up in your night sky during September 2020 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.