Skywatchers, ghouls and (especially) werewolves take note: The moon will be full this Halloween night across the United States
Skies will be mainly clear on Saturday night (Oct. 31) across the contiguous United States, as costumed kids arrive at the door looking for candy or some other Halloween treat.
Here's an observer's guide to the second full moon of October and the other sky sights you can see around it.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Algol, also known as the Demon Star, is quite possibly the most interesting star in the fall and winter skies, if you know when to look for its brightness changes.
Skywatchers will be treated to an eye-catching gathering in the south-southwest sky about an hour after sunset on Thursday (Oct. 22) — a large triangle formed by the moon, Jupiter and Saturn.
The Orionid meteor shower peaks tonight into tomorrow morning (Oct. 20-21), and the moon will be dim enough that skygazers might be able to see one or several of these shooting stars.
The Orionid meteor shower is peaks in the early morning of Tuesday, Oct. 22, but a bright moon will disrupt viewing until shortly before dawn.
The new moon occurs on Friday (Oct. 16), at 3:31 p.m. EDT (1931 GMT), on the same day that our natural satellite reaches perigee, or the closest point to Earth in its orbit.
Several months ago, the historic Mount Wilson Observatory in southern California made an extraordinary observation.
October has already seen a Harvest Moon, now this week comes a "proxigean" new moon, and to finish out this month we'll have a "Halloween Micro Blue Moon." We'll explain.
Celestron's NexStar 130SLT computerized telescope is on sale for $333.16 for Amazon Prime Day 2020. That's 33% off its regular price.
Whatever your budget, experience in astronomy or targets that interest you most, there’s a great telescope out there just for you — we’ve rounded up the very best
Inspire others to look up by giving the gift of a telescope or astronomy binoculars. We've rounded up some of the best deals.
Amazon.com's annual Prime Day megasale began Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT) and will last two days. Here is a roundup of our favorite sale items for space lovers.