Your image for the day is NGC 1514, captured by Stargazer 7000.
Space Politics has a look at NASA’s upcoming budget. There’s going to be a NASA briefing later today, so we’ll have more details soon.
Life everywhere? Centauri Dreams has an article about new research theorizing that terrestrial planets are common.
davep caught these cool pictures of star trails.
Astroprof talks about Mercury’s strange terrain.
Bad Astronomy reviews the presidential candidates’ views on science.
Caltech astronomer Mike Brown assures us he’s no fan of pseudo science.