See Mars, Saturn and the star Antares in a line on our sky’s dome. Photos here from the EarthSky community. Thanks to all who posted!
We thought we might get through this summer without the dumb hoax about Mars as big as a full moon rearing its head. But, no.
Hoax image via social media.
No one knew whether Mount Chamberlin or Mount Isto was taller. Now an aerial study – and a ski mountaineer – declare a winner.
Kit Delauriers describes her self as a ski mountaineer. Image via The North Face.
First photo of Earth from the moon, released it in 1966. Later, NASA used modern digital technology to restore the photo, revealing more detail.
First view of Earth from the moon, courtesy NASA/Lunar Orbiter 1.
Where’s the best place to see the August 21, 2017 eclipse? Here are 10 great viewing spots to gaze upon nature’s grandest spectacle, weather permitting.
Image via GreatAmericanEclipse.com
Look for the waning gibbous moon to rise in the middle of the night. It might look strangely oblong.
Waning gibbous moon on the morning of July 24, 2016, by Ruy Queiroz in São Paulo, Brazil.
On September 8, NASA will launch its first sample return mission to an asteroid. A robot arm will reach out, snag some asteroid bits and return them to Earth.
Image via NASA.
One year from today … the 1st total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979. Start planning now!
Path of 2017 total solar eclipse, via Fred Espenak.
The next eclipse is an annular solar eclipse on September 1, 2016.