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Sep 16, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
On these late-summer evenings after the sun has set, look low in the southern sky for the classical Archer: the constellation Sagittarius.
Mar 19, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Mark Thompson
In the early hours of Thursday morning, asteroid 163 Erigone will pass directly in front of the bright star Regulus, blocking it from view -- and if you live on the U.S. East Coast, you can watch it happen!
Feb 19, 2014 09:24 PM ET // Jason Major
Scorpions can deliver a nasty sting, but in the tail of this cosmic arachnid there's a cluster of glittering jewels: the hundred-or-so stars of the Messier 7 cluster, located 800 light-years away in the constellation Scorpio. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2014 06:20 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
If your sky is clear tonight (Feb. 10), be sure to check out the southeast sky about an hour or so after sundown for an eye-catching site: Jupiter and the moon shining together.
Dec 2, 2013 02:55 PM ET // Mark Thompson
For those who understand the Cosmos, or at least part of it, hold the key to explaining some wonderful sights.
Nov 1, 2013 03:42 PM ET // Mark Thompson
Throughout the year there are many beautiful sights to be seen above our heads, but the crisp dark nights are without doubt the best for hunting down celestial wonders.
Sep 3, 2013 01:30 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Summer Triangle is one of the most easily recognized groups of stars in Northern Hemisphere skies -- Let's dive right in!
Feb 1, 2010 11:02 AM ET // Irene Klotz
This just out: Pres. Obama's budget request for NASA for the year beginning Oct. 1. Please share your thoughts.  Funding Highlights:  *Adds $6 billion to NASA's budget over five years and draws upon American ingenuity to enable us to embark on an ambitious 21st Century program of human space e...
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