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Jul 30, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
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.
Jul 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
Jun 2, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Strange bright swirls have long been known to exist on the moon's surface and their origin is steeped in mystery -- might comets be the culprit?
Apr 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
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.
Apr 6, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Saturday's lunar eclipse was seen from western North America, across Asia and Oceania, here are some of the most dazzling views.
Apr 2, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Leonard David, space.com
The moon's lava tubes could be large enough to house structurally stable lunar cities for future colonists.
Mar 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
The moon is at its best for observing when it is around its first-quarter phase.
Mar 17, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
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