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Apr 17, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awfully familiar.
Apr 10, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
For the first time, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet -- though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.
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.
Mar 31, 2014 02:35 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Some of Mars' lava fields may actually be massive mud flows, indicating that they weren't created by ancient volcanic activity at all.
Mar 28, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
The hunt for the hypothetical Planet X has been fruitless so far, but that doesn't mean astronomers are calling it off.
Mar 26, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
A new app from Cosmoquest puts your knowledge of Earth to the test. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Through a predicted celestial dance, an asteroid drifted in front of a distant star and gave astronomers an unprecedented solar system discovery.
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