Parker Solar Probe peers into coronal hole, sees source of solar wind
The Parker Solar Probe has looked into a coronal hole, helping to identify the source of the fast solar wind as magnetic reconnection of the solar field lines.
Glimpse 45,000 baby galaxies in the early universe
A new image from the James Webb Space Telescope captured more than 45,000 baby galaxies, at a time when our universe was less than 600 million years old.

Sun activity: CME arrival delayed, 2 more CME blasts

June 7, 2023, sun activity. Two explosions fired ejecta into space. The expected arrival of the June 4 CME was delayed to June 8.
Astronomy Essentials

Visible planets and night sky for June 2023

June's visible planets: Venus and Mars are in the evening sky. Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury are in the morning sky. There will be a gathering of the moon, 2 planets and bright stars on the June solstice.

Canadian wildfire smoke halts flights in northeastern U.S.

Canadian wildfire smoke pouring across the border is turning skies milky white and bringing poor air quality to the northeastern U.S.
Human World

Astraphobia is a fear of thunder and lightning

If your heart starts to race when a thunderstorm comes near, and you want to hide from the thunder and lightning, you might have astraphobia.

SETI looks to Milky Way’s heart for alien signals

A new SETI collaboration is searching for repeating artificial radio signals from alien civilizations in the heart of our Milky Way galaxy.

Mysterious Milky Way filaments point to central black hole

Mysterious Milky Way filaments - found by the MeerKAT telescope in South Africa - appear to point to the supermassive black hole at our galaxy's heart.

Biggest monster star! And the heaviest stars

How big can stars get? How does our sun compare to them? And how did the biggest monster star get so big? Meet some of the biggest and most massive stars known.

SpaceX Starlink launches for June. Watch here

Get a list of Starlink launches by SpaceX for the month of June here. You can also find out how to watch them through the livestream.