The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Astronomy and Society
Two astronomers captured the silhouette of Venus as it passed in front of the solar corona.
By: Alfred de Wijn and Gunther Können
July 1, 2020
Celestial News & Events
The brightest planet has dominated the evening sky for months. But during May it sinks rapidly toward the setting Sun — and its historic transit across the solar disk in early June.
By: J. Kelly Beatty
May 1, 2012