Look toward the water jar of the constellation Aquarius after midnight this Sunday morning to catch the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.
Southern Hemisphere skywatchers, look up in the early hours of May 5 to spot the Eta Aquarid meteor shower at its peak. Northern Hemisphere viewers may catch a few special shooting stars, too.
Buckle your seat belts, Earthlings — the late 2020s will offer an incredible spree of close asteroid flybys, and none will pose a threat to life on Earth.
Here are Space.com writers' and editors' picks for photo collections and astrophotography books that will transport you to other worlds.
On Thursday (April 25) the moon will make a close approach to Saturn in the predawn sky. For lucky skywatchers in part of the globe, the moon will actually pass in front of the ringed planet.
One of the oldest known annual meteor showers, peaking early this week, may unfortunately be hindered by an almost-full moon.
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
This will be a great week to study the ever-changing lunar landscape with a telescope or even just a pair of binoculars.
The International Space Station stands out against the lunar backdrop in a series of stunning new photos from NASA.
Bright Earthshine illuminates the waning crescent moon as Saturn peeks over its upper limb in this night-sky photo taken shortly after the moon occulted the planet on Feb. 2.
NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars got lucky last month and spotted not one but two eclipses — in less than two weeks, one for each of the Red Planet's moons.
Space fans will gather this weekend in Rockland, New York, to celebrate astronomy at the Northeast Astronomy Forum — and if you'll be attending, be sure to stop by Space.com.
Venus will meet up with a slender, crescent moon on Tuesday (April 2), and you can catch the celestial pair together in the predawn sky.
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