As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft closes in on Pluto—scheduled to make its closest approach on July 14—another mission much closer to Earth has caught sight of the dwarf planet's shadow: On June 29, SOFIA (Stratospheric ...
When people in North America look up at the sky in the early morning hours of April 15, they can expect the moon to look a little different.
(Phys.org)—Just in time for the holidays, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn for more than eight years now, has delivered another glorious, backlit view of the planet Saturn and its rings.
In an international scientific breakthrough, a Griffith University research team has been able to photograph the shadow of a single atom for the first time.
Expedition 43 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed the giant solar arrays on the International Space Station on Feb. 12, 2015.
If you missed April's total eclipse of the moon, now's your chance. But you'll need to get up early.
On November 14, 2012, tens of thousands of viewers across northeastern Australia got a great view of one of the most awe-inspiring sights in astronomy—a total solar eclipse. Of course many fantastic photos and videos were ...
Take a look up at the enormous shadow cast by Saturn onto its own rings in this raw image, acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on September 18, 2012.
As the annular eclipse on May 20 sent skywatchers around the globe gazing upwards to see the Sun get darkened by the Moons silhouette, NASAs Terra satellite caught the other side of the event: the Moons ...
Black holes are probably not afraid of their shadows. They'd swallow them if they could.