The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
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.
On the evening of Saturday (July 18) the crescent moon, as it moves eastward across the sky, will appear to pass directly below the crescent planet Venus, which itself is moving westward across the sky.
Astronomers convened to present the latest findings on just about everything under the sun, and well beyond our solar system.
A newfound giant black hole nearly as massive as 7 billion suns is dozens of times larger than astronomers expected given its host galaxy's size, researchers say.
Is there an astronomy story lurking somewhere amid the magic and the dragons and the 'Winter Is Coming' proclamations?
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Powerful jets of material spewing from the edge of monster black holes may be more likely to arise where two galaxies have merged together.
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