Find out what's up in your night sky during January 2020 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
See what's up in the night sky for January 2020, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
The year 2019 was an amazing one for space photography. From rocket launches to the northern lights, here's 100 cosmic views dazzled us as the year made its annual trip around the sun.
On Saturday evening (Dec. 28), a lovely crescent moon will join Venus in the twilight sky, making for an eye-catching post-Christmas celestial ornament.
The last solar eclipse of 2019, a so-called "ring of fire" eclipse, occurs Thursday (Dec. 26) in the Eastern Hemisphere. You can watch it live online today, Dec. 25, like a cosmic Christmas gift.
The third and final solar eclipse of the year is coming up on Dec. 26. Here's a guide to when, where and how to see it.
If you're planning to spend Christmas in the Eastern Hemisphere, you'll have a celestial treat to look forward to the next day as the new moon eclipses the sun.
December is the month of the winter solstice, which a large part of the world associates with such celebrations as Nativity festivals.
Although it isn't Santa Claus, something red will shine in the night sky just below the moon days before Christmas.
The annual Ursid meteor shower will peak during the overnight hours of Sunday (Dec. 22), into the morning hours of Monday (Dec. 23).
If you live along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard, you've got a decent shot at seeing a historic rocket launch early tomorrow morning (Dec. 20), weather permitting.
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NASA's record-breaking Parker Solar Probe has given us a new perspective on the famous Geminid meteor shower, which peaks this weekend.
Here are the 10 most noteworthy sky events — including meteor showers and eclipses — that will take place in 2020.
The story behind an oddball sky glow endearingly named "Steve" is revealed in a new documentary. Here's why the light show captivated aurora chasers.
Earmark the next few evenings! Solar-system siblings Venus and Saturn will appear near each other in the night sky this week.
The full moon of December, called the Full Cold Moon, will arrive on Dec. 12, and as it rises it will be joined in the sky by the planets Venus and Saturn.
The Geminids come from an asteroid, 3200 Phaethon, but scientists are still trying to figure out exactly how it sheds enough debris to produce the bright meteor shower.
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