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May 23, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
On Friday night and early Saturday morning (May 23-24), Earth will plow through debris shed over the years by Comet 209P/LINEAR.
Apr 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Tariq Malik,
The moon took a bite out of the sun in the first solar eclipse of the year on April 29, 2014. The celestial ballet was visible from Down Under and captivated stargazers, despite cloudy weather.
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!
May 5, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Tariq Malik,
NASA will provide a live video view of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower on Sunday.
Feb 15, 2013 12:01 AM ET // Mark Thompson
It will be possible to see the asteroid flyby in some parts of the world using just binoculars, but there will be some live online events too. Don't miss out!
Jan 4, 2013 03:00 AM ET // Mark Thompson
Check out Ten Cosmic Stunners to Point Your New Telescope At: Photos