Hypervelocity clouds, generally thought to be falling fast into the Milky Way, might have an alternative explanation that places them near us.
Juno will pass over the surface of Europa this week in our closest view since the Galileo mission, aiding future exploration efforts.
The Moon poses with Antares at dusk. A few nights later, lunar sunrise unveils the sharp black line of the Straight Wall in Mare Nubium for small-telescope users. Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars span the evening sky. Mercury climbs onstage at dawn.
The flying observatory has been grounded due to its lofty price-tag and questionable productivity, causing an outcry among astronomers
The DART impact into asteroid moon Dimorphos wowed astronomers with an unexpectedly dramatic plume.
A peculiar repeating fast radio burst seems to be coming from a dynamic environment in an otherwise uninteresting region, leaving researchers scratching their heads as to the burst’s origin.
Three solar system emissaries have returned beautiful and even interactive vistas of Neptune, Jupiter, and Mars.
Cygnus and the Milky Way cross the zenith after the end of twilight. Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars await your scope through the night. A thin crescent Moon poses favorably at dawn — because it's cupped.