Tagged With Astronomy

The 2018 vernal equinox has arrived -- here's what it is and how it works

Amateur astronomers discovered a new type of aurora that you can see much farther south -- and they named it 'Steve'

A 'Worm Moon' is coming this weekend -- here's what to expect

When you buy a star, the name you give it isn't officially recognised -- here's why

An amateur astronomer has caught the first photos of a star exploding

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster will eventually crash in space -- and scientists think they know where and by when

These new photos from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft were captured farther from Earth than any image ever taken

Astronomers have recorded telescope footage of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster flying through deep space

How and when to watch Wednesday's 'super blue blood moon'

A 'potentially hazardous' asteroid bigger than Earth's tallest skyscraper is about to fly near our planet

A "super blue blood moon" is coming January 31 -- here's what that means

Evidence of an 'alien megastructure' 1,300 light-years from Earth is rapidly turning to dust

How to watch the Quadrantids tonight -- the first major meteor shower of 2018

The most mind-blowing space and astronomy pictures of 2017

An alien hunter explains why extraterrestrial visitors are unlikely -- despite the US government's UFO evidence

Astronomers are listening for alien signals from a weird object that's flying through the solar system

NASA has Googled the stars -- and found new rocky planets in a 'major discovery'

NASA and Google are announcing a 'major discovery' about exoplanets -- here's what it probably is

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year, the Geminids, happens tonight -- here's how to watch

People blame Mercury retrograde for everything from delayed planes to relationship troubles -- but scientists say it's totally bogus