The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
On Friday, much of the world will have the opportunity to observe a Blue Moon: A somewhat rare occurrence that doesn't have anything to do with the moon's color.
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
NASA's New Horizons mission was able to image Pluto moons Nix and Hydra, revealing possible craters and varying surface composition.
In a new portrait, imaged shortly before NASA New Horizons punched through the dwarf planet's neighborhood on Tuesday, Pluto and largest moon Charon hang serenely in the dark.
On the evening of Saturday (July 18) the crescent moon, as it moves eastward across the sky, will appear to pass directly below the crescent planet Venus, which itself is moving westward across the sky.
While all eyes are on Pluto, NASA's New Horizons mission is also beaming back intriguing views of the dwarf planet's largest moon, Charon. Continue reading →
Is there an astronomy story lurking somewhere amid the magic and the dragons and the 'Winter Is Coming' proclamations?
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