Astronauts caught a stunning natural light show this weekend from a comet that has been dazzling skywatchers on Earth as well.
Some skywatchers may have seen more than mere fireworks in the night sky during their Fourth of July celebrations on Saturday: the full moon.
The minor Independence Day eclipse will be difficult to spot and observers shouldn't expect mind-blowing views of the moon in Earth's shadow..
The Full Buck moon of July 2020 will experience a minor penumbral lunar eclipse this weekend (July 4 and 5), but don't expect much.
Nature has its own fireworks in store this Independence Day weekend with a stunning full moon ornamented by two shining planets.
The July full moon, also known as the Buck Moon or Thunder Moon, occurs just after midnight on Sunday (July 5), with the moon reaching full phase at 12:44 a.m. EDT (0444 GMT)
A tiny Chinese satellite in lunar orbit captured incredible images of a total solar eclipse over South America last year, thanks to commands from radio enthusiasts.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse crossed over Africa and Asia this weekend, and the view from space was spectacular.
The rare zodiacal light zodiacal light beams up at the Milky Way in this photo captured from Portugal's new "starlight tourism" destination.
This dreamy night-sky photo features a golden full moon rising above the landscape of Alandroal, Portugal, in Dark Sky Alqueva, the world's first "starlight tourism destination."
The sun and moon converged in a dazzling "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday (June 21), stunning skywatchers across parts of Africa, Asia and more.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse, the only annular eclipse of 2020, will wow skywatchers in the Eastern Hemisphere. Here's how it works.
It's official: Summer is here for Earth's Northern Hemisphere while winter arrives in the south and Google, as always, is celebrating with artful style.
Astronomers Without Borders is sending 16,000 recycled eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for the "ring of fire" annular eclipse on June 21.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse will briefly appear in parts of Africa and Asia this weekend, and if you aren't out there in person, you can take in the spectacular show online.
A spacecraft that launched a quarter century ago to study the sun has discovered its 4,000th new comet in a spree of serendipitous science.
If you live in the northeast U.S. or Canada, mark Friday, June 19, on your calendar. That morning the moon will rise with the brilliant planet Venus hidden behind it.