If you look low in the east-southeast sky at around 5:45 a.m. local time, you'll see them: the biggest planet in our solar system passing unusually close to the smallest planet in the solar system.
The Slooh online observatory will broadcast live views of the near-Earth asteroid Apophis tonight (March 5) at 8 p.m. EST (0100 GMT on Saturday).
At least two astronomy broadcast services plan to showcase the asteroid Apophis as it flies by Earth safely on Friday (March 5).
Our solar system's most infamous asteroid will pass by Earth on Friday (March 5), and with a high-end telescope you can watch it as it safely whizzes by our planet.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
If you are perplexed by reports of unidentified aerial phenomena and possible visitations of alien spacecraft, you can take action with do-it-yourself sky-monitoring gear.
A new comet is on its way in toward the sun, with prospects that it may become bright enough to see with the unaided eye by year's end.
A fireball blazed across the skies of southern England Sunday night (Feb. 28), and it likely dropped singed hunks of cosmic rock on the countryside below.
See what's up in the night sky for March 2021, 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 March 2021 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
Eight years after an asteroid exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, scientists are taking advantage of a flyby of the infamous asteroid Apophis to practice protecting Earth from space rocks.
The full moon of February, called the Snow Moon, occurs Saturday, Feb. 27, 3:17 a.m. EST (0817 GMT).
New York City's most famous building turned red overnight to celebrate NASA's Perseverance rover landing Thursday (Feb. 18).
Mars may not be ready to escape the spotlight just yet, even after receiving its third Earthly mission this month.
One astronomical term which is rarely used anymore is "combust," which refers to a celestial body that appears to be in such close proximity to the sun that it is impossible to observe.
Here is a list of common full moon names, dates and times in 2021, beginning with the "Wolf Moon" in January, to the "Cold Moon" in December.