The moon is at its best for observing when it is around its first-quarter phase.
Through the use of a monster telescope attached to a modified Boeing 747 jet, astronomers have discovered the dust of an ancient supernova near the center of the Milky Way.
The star cluster is unique since it's located thousands of light-years away from the main disc of our galaxy.
On Jan. 26, astronomers will be keeping their eyes peeled for a large space rock that is due to make a fast dash past the Earth-moon system.
The world's largest telescope has gotten its official construction go-ahead, keeping the enormous instrument on track to start observing the heavens in 2024.
The photos capture Mars passing below two objects known as the Lagoon and Trifid nebulas, both in the constellation Sagittarius.
Welcome to the Oyster Nebula, a lumpy cloud of plasma with a pulsating pearl in its core. Continue reading →
Autumn is the best season of the year for astronomical observing, here are some deep-space cosmic stunners waiting to be found.
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