The world has not witnessed a total lunar eclipse for two and a half years now. On April 15, 2014, the wait will be over.
Comet ISON, discovered in September 2012, is expected to be spectacularly bright throughout November and December, as it approaches the Sun. Will this be the comet of the century?
This June, on the afternoon of the 5th (for those in North and Central America) or the morning of the 6th (for people in the Eastern Hemisphere), Venus will cross the face of the Sun.
On Monday, June 4, people across much of the Americas, the Pacific Ocean, Australia, and eastern Asia will witness a partial lunar eclipse.
The first solar eclipse of 2012, an annular eclipse on May 20, will also be the first of its type to be seen from the United States in 18 years.
The total lunar eclipse on December 10 puts on a great show for people in western North America and across the Pacific Ocean to Australia and Asia.
On November 8, 2011, Near Earth Asteroid 2005 YU55 will pass within 0.85 lunar distances from our planet.
Algol, the second brightest star in the constellation Perseus, is one of the most popular and well known variable stars in the sky. And you can see it from your backyard tonight. No telescope required.
The Geminids, one of the most prolific and reliable meteor showers, will put on their best show on the night of December 13-14.
Comet Holmes has suddenly brightened nearly a million times and can be seen with the naked eye in the constellation Perseus.
Look for a huge Full Hunter’s Moon during the night of October 26, 2007.
September brings the first crisp, cool nights of early autumn. Here are two of the season’s most prominent constellations: Cepheus and Cassiopeia.
On August 28, 2007, skywatchers across much of North America will witness a total eclipse of the Moon.
This year the Perseids will peak just before dawn, on the mornings of August 12 (Sunday) and 13th (Monday).
You do not need to invest in a telescope to enjoy the wonders of the night sky. Clear July evenings are perfect for naked eye stargazing.
Mark your calendar for June 30th and July 1st! The planets Venus and Saturn will pair up in the evening sky in an event known as a conjunction.