Casual observers rarely see a moon within 24 hours of new moon. But observers who have the right conditions, and are watching carefully – and those using telescopes or binoculars – can see much younger moons.
Sunrises and sunsets on Mars, captured by the camera on NASA’s InSight lander.
Photographer Lynton Brown captured this magnificent storm cloud over Horsham, Australia, in the late afternoon of May 1.
The moon is sweeping past the planets Venus and Mercury in the morning sky now.
Maureen Allen captured the Milky Way and Jupiter over Lake Rousseau in Dunnellon, Florida, early in the morning of April 28, 2019.
The Milky Way is coming back into view for another observing season. Australia has a wonderful vantage point for it!
Uluru – also known as Ayers Rock – in Northern Territory, Australia, on April 19, 2019.
The moon passed Jupiter (and Saturn) this week.
Who saw Lyrid meteors this week? Chuck Mason captured this image on April 20. He said, “Lucky enough to have caught a Lyrid Meteor over the Dallas Divide, Ridgway, Colorado.”
Yosemite Valley in California is home to most of the park’s famous waterfalls. This photographer caught the valley at dusk.
Meet Corvus the Crow