The 60 Starlink satellites parading across the sky make an incredible sight, but some skywatchers wonder at what cost to the night.
The annual International Space Station marathon viewing season begins later this week, when skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere can watch up to five successive ISS passes in one night.
With no Moon to muss, take a crack at seeing the Eta Aquariids, which could be one of the better meteor showers of the year.
Quasars are among the brightest and most distant objects in the universe. Many are visible in amateur scopes if you know just where to look. We'll help you track them down.
A powerful fireball exploded over the wilds of eastern Russia last December. Satellites captured the whole thing.
Springtime is galaxy time. Only 30 million light years away, the Leo I Group and nearby Leo Triplet entice the eye with an assortment of bright spiral and elliptical galaxies. Welcome to spring! The new season begins (or began depending on when you read this) at 5:58 p.m. EDT on…
Once you hold the golden keys of right ascension and declination, finding your way around the sky is almost as easy as finding your way around town.
Really want to see what your eyes can do? Leave the telescope at home and join me for a naked-eye tour of the late winter sky.