On Tuesday, Feb. 19, you'll no doubt hear the mainstream media proclaiming that on that night Earthlings will witness a "supermoon."
A colorful high-resolution mosaic of the full moon reveals slight differences in the chemical constitution of the lunar surface.
Meteors, star clusters and a naked-eye comet light up the sky over Portugal in this full-dome fisheye photo captured during the Geminid meteor shower of 2018.
Earth's shadow and the Belt of Venus loom above the horizon behind the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma in this panorama by astrophotographer Chirag Upreti.
The brilliant, blue-green comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto will zip by Earth this week, and the speedy space "snowball" is currently visible in the night sky with binoculars and small telescopes.
A deep-space panorama shows Comet 46P/Wirtanen, the Pleiades star cluster and a meteor crossing in front of the California Nebula.
Despite what you may have heard, the Valentine’s Day sky won't provide a glimpse of our impending doom. (Unless you're a star-crossed lover, of course.)
Mars and the crescent moon will team up in a delightful celestial sight tonight (Feb. 10) and NASA has some tips to help you spot the Red Planet in the night sky.
One of the big news stories nationally over the past few weeks has been the invasion of the polar vortex in the northern tier of the United States.
This year skywatchers will get to witness three supermoons in a row on Jan. 21, Feb. 19 and March 21.
A photo time-lapse sequence shows the path of totality during the Super Blood Wolf Moon of Jan. 20-21, 2019, ending with a lunar corona.
The new moon occurs Feb. 4, at 4:04 p.m. EST (2104 GMT), two days after our satellite makes a close pass by Saturn and a day before it reaches apogee, the farthest point in its orbit from Earth.
Find out what's up in your night sky during February 2019 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
See what's up in the night sky for February 2019, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.