The Alpha Monocerotids happened as predicted, even if not quite as we expected.
Circle the date November 21st on your calendar, when a brief but potentially spectacular meteor storm might light up the night.
A potentially hazardous asteroid makes a flyby of Earth this Friday, offering amateurs with modest telescopes a chance to ride along.
Four comets, a famous variable star, and sprinkles of dust from Halley's Comet are highlights of the October sky.
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…