To help maintain the beautifully dark skies over Maine's Acadia National Park, this Master's thesis analyzed how the region's economy and other policy issues would be affected by stricter lighting regulations.
I turned my town into a model of the Milky Way Galaxy for my high school astronomy project.
Why, and how, you should sketch your observations through a telescope.
Wondering what to look at in the night sky with your binoculars? Start with this binocular stargazing catalog with 150 bright, deep-sky objects.
Dominick Rowan, a senior in the Science Research program at Byram Hills High School in New York, helped discover a Jupiter-mass exoplanet in a 6.5-year orbit around its star and calculate the frequency of Jupiter analogs in other systems.
Scientists at the Magellan Telescope grabbed the opportunity to observe crystal clear stars with one of the world's most sophisticated optics systems.
It’s time to get away from all those city lights and gather together to share in the secrets of the universe.
Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy share a report of his second run at the Herschel Sprint.
Reader Michael Knowles discovered the glory of a Sun halo while paragliding above the French Alps.
Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy shares his observing report for his own "Night of Discovery," when he recreated Herschel's legendary "sprint" of April 11, 1785.