On June 4th, 2012, there's going to be a full Moon. According to Native American folklore its the Strawberry Moon, so-called because the short season for harvesting strawberries comes during the month of June.
Solar dynamic loops reveal a simultaneous explosion and implosion, plus evidence for magnetic reconnection
(Phys.org) —Movies of giant loops projecting from the surface of the Sun are giving new insights into the complex mechanisms that drive solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs). These eruptions release vast energy ...
On January 4, the Hinode satellite captured these breathtaking images of an annular solar eclipse.
Where will YOU be on August 21st, 2017?
One of the first known stars to host an extrasolar planet, was that of 55 Cancri. The first planet in this system was reported in 1997 and today the system is known to host at least five planets, the inner most of which, ...
By the time you finish reading this story, you'll be about 1,000 km closer to the planet Mars.
Sky-gazers in part of the Pacific Rim will have the chance to observe an "unusually brief" total eclipse of the Moon on Saturday night.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar eclipses are not only amazing celestial spectacles - they also cause subtle changes to the weather here on Planet Earth, according to meteorologists.
Solar eclipses don't just turn the lights out; they also make the wind slow down and change direction.
For people in the United States, an extraordinary series of lunar eclipses is about to begin.