A twilight scene shows a 96 percent illuminated moon peeking through the clouds behind the Roman Catholic Church of La Sagrada Familia, in Barcelona.
Here are Space.com writers' and editors' picks for photo collections and astrophotography books that will transport you to other worlds.
Early morning risers who head out to work and school before sunrise should notice a very bright, star-like object in the east-southeast sky.
Here are the best inexpensive telescopes (sub-$300). These high-quality scopes are light on features but big on value. Each will make a great gift and a fine first telescope.
Here are the best portable telescopes for the money. These grab-and-go scopes are ideal for travelers, city dwellers escaping light pollution, and anyone with limited storage space.
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.
Here are the best hobbyist telescopes for the money, including Go-To scopes. From fully automatic to totally hand-driven, these fine instruments will reward you each night out.
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.
Uranus reached opposition on Oct. 23, and if you want to observe the frigid planet this week, look toward the full moon.
A good pair of binoculars can help stargazers get the most out of the night sky. Find out which type of binoculars you need in our Buyer's Guide.
The full moon of October, called the Hunter's Moon, will grace the skies Oct. 24, making a close pass by Uranus.
Iridium 70 fell out of orbit Oct. 10. A few days later, one of its fuel tanks caused a stir in central California.
People taking part in International Observe the Moon Night (IOTN) on Saturday (Oct. 20) have an extra thing to celebrate: the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon program this month.
If you're a meteor enthusiast, the year 2018 has been very kind to you — and another reliable meteor shower is on its way this weekend.