Autumn is the best time of the year to see the false dawn, also known as zodiacal light.
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NASA is ready with its spacecraft fleet. Observers on Earth are poised with telescopes and cameras. Are you ready?
A moonbow is like a rainbow, but fainter, caused by moonlight.
After a long search at the solar systems’ fringes, scientists say they have three possible targets for the New Horizons spacecraft after its July 2015 Pluto flyby.
Hummingbirds playing in a fountain. Toward the end, listen for the little clicks and chirps.
You can find the Andromeda galaxy — closest major galaxy to our Milky Way — by star-hopping from the Great Square of Pegasus.
Australian astronomers say our Milky Way galaxy has only half the dark matter we thought it did. If so, it explains the shortage of Milky Way satellites.
At this time of year, the most famous star pattern visible from the Northern Hemisphere – the Big Dipper – is low in the north during the evening hours.
Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring near the star cluster M6 on October 9, 2014.