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Apr 21, 2014 06:36 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight (April 21) and if Mother Nature spoils your 'shooting stars' display with bad weather, you can watch the celestial light show live online with two webcasts.
Apr 17, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
Hot young stars blaze at the center of a vast cloud of interstellar hydrogen gas in this stunning new observation by the awesomely powerful MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
No enthusiastic skywatcher misses a total eclipse of the moon, and if weather permits tonight, neither should you.
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 8, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a galaxy cluster so huge that it acts like a magnifying glass, warping and amplifying light from galaxies much farther away.
Apr 6, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Weather permitting, when you step outside Sunday evening (April 6) you have a chance to see a rendezvous of two of the brightest objects in the night sky: the moon and Jupiter.
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Mark Thompson
On April 8, Mars will be at opposition in the night sky -- here's how you can get the best astronomical viewing opportunities.
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