New Photos of Saturn and Mars from Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope took advantage of the fact that both Saturn and Mars are at opposition this summer and…

6 years ago

Summer Astronomy, Minimoon & Saturn Opposition 2017

There's one reason to stay up late this summer, as the planet Saturn reaches opposition this week on June 15th…

7 years ago

Mars At Closest Point To Earth in 11 Years May 30, 2016

Mars is reaching its closest point to Earth in 11 years, and will be a delightful to amateur astronomers.

8 years ago

Hubble Telescope Zooms In On Mars

The Hubble Space Telescope gets in the act with a spectacular new close-up of Mars taken just days before opposition.…

8 years ago

Jupiter and the Full Snow Moon Come Together In a Beautiful Conjunction Tonight

The Full Moon celebrates Jupiter's coming opposition by accompanying the bright planet in a beautiful conjunction tonight. Even last night Jupiter and…

9 years ago

How Far is Mars from Earth?

This article was originally published on Aug 10, 2012. We've updated it and added this cool new video! Sending spacecraft…

10 years ago

Jupiter at Opposition by Efrain Morales

[/caption] This image of Jupiter at opposition was taken by Efrain Morales on October 30, 2011 in Victoria, Aguadilla, Puerto…

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