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Watch the Space Station Zip Across the Sun: Incredible New Views from Thierry Legault

Take a look at the incredible detail in the latest work from astrophotographer extraordinaire Thierry Legault. He captured images of…

10 years ago

Curiosity Captures Mercury from Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover may be busy exploring the rugged and rocky interior of Gale Crater, but it does get a…

10 years ago

Observing Alert: See Mercury’s Best Evening Show of the Year

Don't let furtive Mercury┬áslip through your fingers this spring. The next two and a half weeks will be the best…

10 years ago

A Secret Solar Eclipse from Outer Space

Call it the eclipse nobody saw. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) got its own private solar eclipse showing from its…

10 years ago

We Are Made of Stardust

This brief quote by the late Carl Sagan is wonderfully illustrated in the beautiful and poignant short film "Stardust," directed…

11 years ago

Help Astronomers Collect Venus Transit Data!

[/caption]During June 5th/6th 2012, Venus will be transiting the Sun, where it will make a rare appearance as a small…

12 years ago

ESA: Unveiling Venus

[/caption] With Venus about to get its day in the Sun -- very much literally -- the European Space Agency…

12 years ago

Transit

[/caption] Although the word "transit" can have many meanings, here on Universe Today, we're talking about astronomical transits. This is…

14 years ago