Why the new moon on February 18th is special
Did you hear the one about last month's 'supermoon?'
See an astronomical event that only happens once every 26 years
A truly fascinating event may be in the offing this month.
The top 101 astronomical events to watch for in 2015
Now in its seventh year of compilation and the second year running on Universe Today, we're proud to feature our list of astronomical happenings for the coming year. Print it, bookmark it, hang it on your ...
Astronomers observe two stars so close to each other that they will end up merging into a supermassive star
A study of "MY Camelopardalis" binary system, published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, shows that the most massive stars are made up by merging with other smaller stars, as predicted by theoretical models ...
Anticipating the 2017 solar eclipse
Where will YOU be on August 21st, 2017?
Partial solar eclipse shows off massive sunspot
Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday's partial solar eclipse, but also of the "monster" sized ...
Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse
The moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best vantage point was several hundred miles above the North ...
Partial solar eclipse sweeps across North America
A partial solar eclipse swept across much of North America on Thursday, triggering floods of blurry pictures of a crescent-shaped sun on Twitter and other social media.
Beastly sunspot amazes, heightens eclipse excitement
That's one big, black blemish on the Sun today! Rarely have we been witness to such an enormous sunspot. Lifting the #14 welder's glass to my eyes this morning I about jumped back and bumped into the garage.
Partial solar sclipse over North America Thursday
A partial solar eclipse will be viewable across much of North America on Thursday, but experts urged would-be sky watchers to use the proper gear to avoid damaging their eyes.
N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.
North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
How to safely enjoy the October 23 partial solar eclipse
2014 – a year rich in eclipses. The Moon dutifully slid into Earth's shadow in April and October gifting us with two total lunars. Now it's the Sun's turn. This Thursday October 23 skywatchers across much ...
Partial solar eclipse over the U.S. on Thursday, Oct. 23
People in most of the continental United States will be in the shadow of the Moon on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23, as a partial solar eclipse sweeps across the Earth. For people looking through sun-safe filters, from Los Angeles, ...
Watch the "blood moon" eclipse from Mercury (w/ Video)
Yes, it's another time-lapse of the October 8 lunar eclipse that was observed by skywatchers across half the Earth… except that these images weren't captured from Earth at all; this was the view from Mercury!