Tagged With Planets

Here's why some scientists think Pluto should still be a planet


A photographer recorded Saturn 'touching' the moon with his smartphone, and the pictures are stunning


10 of the coolest things in space that you had no idea existed



A little-known feature in Google Maps lets you explore planets and moons in our local solar system — here's how to find it


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system



The worst storms on Earth are nothing compared to the weather on other planets


The 5 brightest planets will align in the western sky tonight for the second time this year -- here's why this happens


NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft is probing Jupiter's deepest secrets — here are Juno's biggest discoveries so far


Scientists may have just found a lake of liquid water on Mars


Astronomers caught a planet being born for the first time in a stunning new picture


NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back even more jaw-dropping photos of the planet's tireless storm clouds



Astronomers found new evidence that a giant ghost planet may lurk in our solar system


What 'Mercury in retrograde' really means — and why it can't tell you anything about your life


NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken gorgeous new photos of the giant planet


NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant



NASA is about to announce the finalists of its next $1 billion space mission


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


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