A sungazing spacecraft captured the moon passing in front of the face of the sun Wednesday (June 29).
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The full moon of July also called the "Buck Moon" or "Thunder Moon," will occur July 23 at 10:36 p.m. EDT (0236 GMT on July 24).
Neptune will enter retrograde on Tuesday (June 28) and will appear to 'reverse its course' as it moves across the sky. Here's how to see it.
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The moon will pass close to Mercury in the predawn sky on Monday (June 27). Find out how and where to see this skywatching event.
You can watch the five naked-eye planets align for free on a livestream that will be running Sunday (June 26).
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A gorgeous photo opportunity will greet skywatchers on Sunday (June 26) when the slim crescent moon meets Venus in the early morning sky.
The rare sight of five bright planets lining up with the moon wowed skywatchers around the world Friday and you can still see it this weekend.
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Get up early Sunday to see a celestial rendezvous between the two brightest objects in the night sky: Venus and the moon.
A rare planetary alignment will peak predawn on Friday (June 24) when the crescent moon joins the party. An alignment like this will not occur again until 2040.
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The moon will appear to hop over Uranus in the predawn sky as it continues its planetary tour. The event will occur between Friday (June 24) and Saturday (June 25).