Only the second object thus far to visit the solar system from interstellar space, Comet Borisov is expected to reach perihelion in December. What can we see now?
With the Perseid shower, a great morning apparition of Mercury, and a chance to see craters scratch out an X on the moon, skywatchers have a busy week ahead!
We take a dip in one of summer's finest nebulae and explore everything from spooky Bok globules to the tornadic Hourglass Nebula. Don't forget your snorkel, er, telescope! Sometimes a single deep-sky object becomes your whole universe. So it was for me when I took several deep wades in the…
Find the craters named for the three astronauts who flew the first manned mission to land on the Moon.
How Low Can You Go? Journey to the Bottom of the Sky
The 60 Starlink satellites parading across the sky make an incredible sight, but some skywatchers wonder at what cost to the night.