The December Geminid meteor shower radiates from the constellation Gemini – in the east in mid-evening or overhead by about 2 a.m.
Calculations by NASA and Harvard say the closest the asteroid will get to Earth is about 2.7 million miles – over 10 times the moon’s distance – in April 2047.
Beautiful new time-lapse video from Jack Fusco, under Canada’s dark skies.
Every so often, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in your night sky. Here’s how you can spot it.
It’s awake! On Saturday, the New Horizons spacecraft came out of hibernation, at the doorstep of Pluto.
We can’t ever say for sure what you saw in the night sky. But it might have been a flare from an iridium satellite.
1 Ceres is the largest and most massive object in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Dawn will reach it in March, 2015.
Dawn spacecraft’s chief engineer and mission director at JPL shares insights. Dawn due to reach Ceres in March, 2015. First spacecraft ever to orbit two planetary bodies!
Every atom in our bodies was processed in the body of an ancient star.
Discovering a pulsar orbiting a black hole is considered ‘an authentic holy grail’ for testing Einstein’s theory of gravity.