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Aug 28, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education
You'll probably hear a lot about a 'supermoon' over the next few months. This is not a term that astronomers use, but here are some facts about what will actually happen.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
Aug 26, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
September is a perfect time to help astronomers educate the public (and themselves) about the universe.
Aug 17, 2015 10:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An astrophotographer spotted a beautifully-formed solar prominence that looks like a giant version of the famous Parisian landmark.
Aug 12, 2015 01:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight is the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and whether you have clear or cloudy skies, there are more than a few surprising ways that you can get involved and enjoy a potentially spectacular cosmic light show.
Aug 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Mercury and Pluto features were among the places the public helped name in the past year -- where else can we (officially) leave our cosmic mark?
Aug 10, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, giving amateur skywatchers with clear dark skies a potentially dazzling celestial light show.
Aug 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
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