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Oct 8, 2015 06:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's something strange going on inside the protoplanetary disk of a nearby star and astronomers are at a loss to explain what it means.
Sep 28, 2015 04:45 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the last time until 2033, a 'supermoon' and lunar eclipse coincided, causing our planet to collectively look up in awe.
Sep 25, 2015 03:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These beautiful, shimmering tendrils of plasma are all that remain of an ancient massive star that, approximately 8,000 years ago, died and exploded as a supernova.
Sep 25, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter will glide through the shadow of Sunday's supermoon eclipse in an attempt to observe changes in the moon's layers of soil.
Sep 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy has started to stir and astronomers are pondering whether the uptick in flare activity has been triggered by the passage of a mysterious dust-enshrouded star.
Sep 22, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
With the huge supermoon lunar eclipse just one week away, it's time to dust off your small telescopes and binoculars, track down an observatory event or webcast, or draft your invitations for a moon-cake party.
Sep 18, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
This month's highly anticipated 'supermoon eclipse' may be a magical treat for skywatchers, but there's nothing supernatural about the event.
Sep 17, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chile plays host to some of the most advanced observatories on the planet, but being located in a region where the skies are astronomically pristine can come at a price.
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