Reference During December, Jupiter dominates the evening sky, while Venus continues to serve as a beacon in the predawn morning sky.
Venus, second planet from the sun, is the brightest planet in our solar system.
Amid uncertainty over space agencies’ plans for future Venus exploration, enthusiasm for a private-sector mission grows.
Scientists found atomic oxygen buried between two dominant currents in the hellish planet's atmosphere.
The two brightest objects in the night sky — dazzling Venus and a lovely waning crescent moon — will be the chief celestial attraction in the predawn sky on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Rocket Lab's mission to Venus, which aims to investigate the potential for life high in the planet's atmosphere, could launch as soon as Dec. 30, 2024.
New research suggests the solar system's hottest planet, Venus, could have had Earth-like plate tectonics billions of years ago, opening up the possibility that this hellish once hosted life.
For years, experts haven't agreed on whether Venus' lightning is truly lightning. New data from NASA's sun-kissing spacecraft may have settled the debate.
Team members of NASA's VERITAS Venus mission tested key technologies and techniques in volcanic regions in Iceland recently.
Tiny meteors burning up in Venus' atmosphere cause light flashes that have long been interpreted as lightning bolts, according to new research.
With each passing morning, Venus has been rising ever higher and has been getting a little brighter. The planet will reach its brightest in the morning sky on Sept. 19. Here's how to see it.
Venus is approaching 'inferior conjunction' as it swaps from being the 'Evening Star' to the 'Morning Star,' passing between Earth and the sun in the meantime.
This summer, the German Aerospace Center is testing instruments for NASA's VERITAS Venus mission on Iceland's lava flows, a stand-in for the hellishly hot planet.
Venus has more volcanoes than any other planet in the solar system, and researchers may now know what is powering them.
More evidence of the potentially life-indicating molecule phosphine has been discovered in Venus' atmosphere, opening the next chapter in a heated debate.
Mars and Venus have been brilliant in the night sky for many months on end but will soon say farewell as July 2023 comes to a close.
Mars and Venus will be close together in the night sky on June 30, while Neptune will reverse course through the constellations in the early morning of July 1.
The crescent moon joins Mars, Venus and some of the brightest stars to kick off the summer 2024 skywatching season.
The Virtual Telescope Project will host a free livestream of Venus in the Beehive Cluster starting at 4 p.m. ET (2000 GMT) on Tuesday (June 13).
The Rocket Lab's pioneering private mission to Venus, which had been set to launch last month, has been delayed until at least 2025.
See the moon shine between Venus and Mars next week as the two planets, along with, Pollux and Castor engage in a series of interesting configurations.