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.
Amateur astronomer Phillip Kane gives some advice on organizing "your" observing experts to assist you at the eyepiece.
Scientists at the Magellan Telescope grabbed the opportunity to observe crystal clear stars with one of the world's most sophisticated optics systems.
Amateur observers helped reveal a rare eclipse of a close stellar pair known as b Persei by a third companion star.
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.