The lunar eclipse Wednesday before sunrise will be a rare event. Not as rare as some on social media claim. But rare enough.
A meteor sent fragments of meteorites to Earth last week in Michigan; it was a dazzling fireball display of nature.
With a doom-and-gloom message, Stephen Hawking told a summit meeting in China that we should send a spaceship to our nearest star.
Here’s our observatory’s plan for viewing in November, in our ongoing quest to photograph the constellations from Md., IL.
Will you be taking any “artistic” photos during the eclipse. Getting some great shots of the sky could require specialized lenses.
Every chance we get, we’re looking at the sun ahead of the US eclipse on Aug. 21. Here’s a little info about the sun itself: it rotates as a gas, not a solid.
We await the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, here in the US. The entire continental US will see at least a partial eclipse.
We thought we saw sunspots yesterday, so we pointed a slightly more powerful telescope at the sun this morning. Yep. Sunspots.
The total solar eclipse is 15 days away and our telescopes are already tuning in the sun and moon. Take a close look.
How big the mirror is makes all the difference when it comes to the ability an optical telescope has of pulling in faint objects in deep space.