Venus reaches highest point; Full moon Thursday January 12, 2017; 2:13 PM
Venus will reach its highest point in the evening sky today. Meanwhile, the full wolf moon will rise.
‘Leap Second' to make New Year's Eve longest day of 2016 December 30, 2016; 11:02 AM
The last day of 2016 will be the longest day of the year with a ‘leap second' being added before the clock strikes midnight.
New Year's Eve comet: How to see Comet 45P on Saturday night December 27, 2016; 7:59 PM
The Cosmos will be ringing in the New Year in style with a comet appearing right next to the moon on New Year's Eve.
Ursid meteor shower to peak on first night of winter December 20, 2016; 5:50 PM
The last meteor shower of 2016 will peak on Wednesday night with the Northern Lights glowing over higher latitudes.
2016 Geminds Viewing Guide December 13, 2016; 1:56 PM
The most consistent meteor shower, the Geminids, peak Tuesday night into Wednesday. Check out viewing tips and a sky cover forecast for areas across the globe. Background information on the most consistent meteor shower of them all is included.
Crescent moon to pass near evening planets December 03, 2016; 5:03 PM
The young moon will pass close to Venus and Mars Friday, and this weekend. <br/>
AccuWeather covers the GOES-R launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida November 17, 2016; 7:33 PM
The AccuWeather Astronomy team was in Cape Canaveral, Florida to cover the launch of GOES-R, America's next-generation weather satellite.
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