In a first, researchers discovered oxygen atoms on the dayside and nightside of Venus' atmosphere.
Look up early Thursday (Nov. 9) to witness one of the most beautiful celestial sights of 2023 — a 'smiling' crescent moon dancing with bright Venus in the predawn sky.
Early on Oct. 10, the bright planet Venus will appear exceptionally close to the crescent moon in a lovely skywatching display. Here's when and where to watch.
Bright flashes in the clouds of Venus once thought to be lightning strikes may have a cosmic origin.
The second planet from the sun is approaching 'inferior conjunction' as it swaps from being the 'Evening Star' to the 'Morning Star,' passing between Earth and the sun in the meantime.
A distant planet named LTT9779 b reflects 80% of its star's light, making the strange world with metal clouds the biggest known "mirror" in the universe.
In early July, our natural satellite will appear close to Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury.
Astronomical summer in the Northern Hemisphere begins with the closest alignments of Mars, Venus and the 'Earth-shining' crescent moon until 2028.
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