This evening will be another one of those special occasions when the two brightest objects in the night sky — the moon and a Venus — will get together and, weather permitting, will attract a lot of attention, even to those who normally do not spend much time in gazing up at the sky.
Saturday's lunar eclipse was seen from western North America, across Asia and Oceania, here are some of the most dazzling views.
The moon's lava tubes could be large enough to house structurally stable lunar cities for future colonists.
The moon is at its best for observing when it is around its first-quarter phase.
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
The moon's past was livelier and more complex than scientists had thought, new results from China's first lunar rover suggest.
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.
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
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