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.
Gennady Borisov stunned the astronomical community earlier this year when he announced that he had spotted an interstellar comet dashing through our solar system.
Scientists have caught their best-ever look at a comet belching out ice, dust and gas — and the observations came courtesy of a mission designed to hunt for alien worlds.
Ever since it returned to the evening sky just over a month ago, our "sister planet," as Venus is often called, has slowly become increasingly prominent in our early evening sky.
Here are the best beginner telescopes for the money; a computerized 'GoTo' scope driven by your smartphone or tablet, as well as a manually operated scope that comes fully assembled.
After its Thanksgiving rendezvous with Jupiter and Venus, the moon will pay Saturn a visit on Black Friday (Nov. 29).
Looking at the night sky can be an inspiring moment for kids, and the right telescope can drive an interest in astronomy for a lifetime.
Despite the apparent shrinkage of clouds in Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the storm itself is still going strong, new research suggests.
Perseus is one of the largest constellations and is home to one of the most famous stars in our sky.
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