PHOTOS: Solar storm sets off summer aurora over high latitudes August 24, 2016; 11:40 AM
Last night, a solar storm interacted with the Earth's magnetosphere, setting off a cosmic light show for those in high latitudes.
Astronomy viewing guide for the rest of 2016 August 16, 2016; 3:25 PM
Several meteor showers are yet to come during the last few months of 2016. There will be some eclipses as well as beautiful planetary alignments!
Thursday's full moon: The lunar eclipse that no one will notice August 16, 2016; 1:40 PM
Early on Thursday morning there will be a lunar eclipse, but it will go by largely unnoticed.
2016 Perseids continue tonight August 12, 2016; 3:50 PM
The 2016 Perseids have lived up to the hype. They have been very bright with most leaving trails. A secondary peak should keep activity strong through tonight.
Updated: 2016 Perseids Viewing Guide August 11, 2016; 4:08 PM
Tonight's Perseid's meteor shower will put on quite a show. It will be the most impressive shower of 2016, if not the past several years. This is your complete guide to viewing the 2016 Perseids.
2016 Perseids Viewing Guide August 11, 2016; 12:25 PM
The 2016 Perseids may turn out to be the most active meteor shower since the Leonids in the early 2000s. This is your complete guide to the shower including forecast sky conditions maps for around the globe.
Good Weekend to View the Night Skies August 05, 2016; 3:12 PM
The moon will not be a factor for viewing the heavens this weekend. Here is a weekend outlook with a few ideas of what to look for in the night sky.
Meteor showers and fireballs July 28, 2016; 3:40 PM
Fireballs were caught on video over California last night. Meteor activity is heating up with the peak of a shower tonight. The Perseids will be the strongest meteor shower in years when it peaks in August.
Weekend astronomy viewing guide July 22, 2016; 4:11 PM
Summer nights are the perfect time to be outdoors. Here are a few ideas for your night sky viewing this weekend. If clouds block your view, chances are you will have a cool lightning show instead!
Planets highlight night sky viewing this week July 12, 2016; 3:21 PM
See the five closest planets in the evening sky this week! Sky cover conditions for the next couple of nights are detailed.
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