In theory, the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope would be able to see objects on Earth as small as 0.3 meters (30 centimeters). Is this possible?
Mercury has returned to the east before dawn. It’ll have a long apparition extending through April. Start watching Mercury now, and enjoy it for a month!
In nearly all months, the moon goes through all four major phases – new, first quarter, full, last quarter. February 2014 doesn’t have a new moon.
Analysis of the supernova discovered last month is suggesting to Berkeley scientists that what we think of as ‘normal’ supernovae behavior is actually unusual.
Only night owls and early birds can see Saturn this month. By April, Saturn will rise into the evening sky before your bedtime. Viewing tips and charts inside.
The zodiacal light is an eerie light extending up from the horizon. No matter where you are on Earth, springtime or autumn is the best time to see it.
Some of the new worlds are similar in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of their parent stars.
Ravindra Aradhya in Bangalore, India caught these dramatic photos of the February 26 daytime occultation of the planet Venus by the moon.
The sun unleashed the most intense category of solar flare – a X-flare – on February 25 at 0057 UTC.
These bright meteors are natural and frequent, given Earth as a whole. They are space debris that enter Earth’s atmosphere and burn up due to friction with the air.