Stargazing

New Zealand just got its first International Dark Sky Park

As light pollution around the world increases, we are losing our access to the night sky. Thankfully, dark sky preserves…

2 years ago

Finally! We’ve got a comet that’s visible to the unaided eye. Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Look up! A rare naked-eye comet, C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), is now visible to the unaided eye. But act fast -…

2 years ago

What You Can See in the Sky While Waiting for Fireworks on The 4th Of July

The sky can be a showy stage with big-time events like eclipses, meteor showers and the occasional bright comet, but…

9 years ago

Rare Spectacular Triple Planet Conjunction Wows World! – Astrophoto Gallery

Triple planets (Venus/Jupiter/Mercury) conjunction over Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France on May 26. Credit: Thierry Legault -www.astrophoto.fr Update: See expanded Conjunction astrophoto…

9 years ago

British TV Audience Discovers Potential New Planet

[/caption] A public “mass participation” push initiated on a UK television program to find planets beyond our Solar System has…

11 years ago