The Sun will rise on November 3rd with a big bite missing from its lower half for viewers from Florida to Labrador.
Soon after sunset on September 8th, look in that direction to see a dramatic sight: a pretty crescent Moon paired closely with dazzling Venus, the "Evening Star."
Here's how to spot Comet PanSTARRS low in the west after sunset when it's at its best, from about March 12th to 18th.
NASA's Curiosity lander will finally land on Mars on August 6th. But how many people know that you can go out after sunset and spot Mars for yourself with your unaided eyes?
On June 5th in North and Central America, and June 6th in Asia, Australia, and most of Europe, the planet Venus will cross in front of the Sun.
An assortment of photographs and illustrations for the upcoming transit of Venus across the face of the Sun.
People with clear skies across most of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will experience a partial eclipse of the Sun late Sunday afternoon.
December 29, 2011 Contact: Alan M. MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x2151, amacrobert@SkyandTelescope.com Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by publication-quality graphics; see details at end. As the gift-giving season comes to an end, maybe now you've got a shiny new telescope to call your own. Congratulations — you're…
December 30, 2011 Contact: Alan M. MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x2151, amacrobert@SkyandTelescope.com Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by publication-quality graphics; see details at end. Celestially speaking, 2012 opens with a bang. The Quadrantid meteor shower, one of the best displays of "shooting stars" all year, will peak…
Contacts: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x2151, macrobert@SkyandTelescope.com J. Kelly Beatty, Senior Contributing Editor 617-416-9991, email@example.com Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by high-quality illustrations; see end of release. This animation shows the trajectory of asteroid 2005 YU55 as it cruises past Earth on the night of November…