The Draconid meteor shower peaks on Oct. 8 and 9, but will be largely outshined by the full Hunter's Moon.
An astrophotographer has captured a stunning composite image of a massive coronal mass ejection shooting out of the sun.
This compact motorized go-to telescope can be controlled with your smartphone and gives good night sky views for beginners and newcomers to astronomy.
Astronomers have discovered a rare binary star system with an orbital period of just 51 minutes – a blazing new record.
October’s full moon, also called the Hunter’s Moon, rises Oct. 9. Here’s how to watch, and the story behind its name.
The new image will be compared to an older one captured by Hubble to help scientists learn more about the structure and composition of spiral galaxies
When large asteroids hit the Earth, they trigger mass extinctions and climate chaos. But could an asteroid destroy the planet entirely?
Astronomers have detected an X-ray flare from a blob of superhot gas orbiting Sagittarius A* at 30% the speed of light.
Astronomers modeled the stunning Cat's Eye Nebula in 3D, revealing the mysterious planetary nebula's history for the first time.
New research suggests that a strange 'ripple' is causing the Milky Way's stars to vibrate out of step, and an ancient collision with Sagittarius may be to blame.
Skywatchers will get a rare opportunity to see Jupiter in its full glory when its opposition happens at the same time as its closest approach to Earth.
The rocket has been plagued by technical and weather problems since its wet dress rehearsal in April.
Chinese researchers have discovered a brand new type of crystal in a sample of moon rocks, as well as a source of helium-3 — a potential fuel for nuclear fusion reactors.