After much consideration, the next-generation instrument will observe 13 targets in its first five months of scientific observations
We take a look at how these filters can be a saviour for astronomers battling light pollution
Galactic member NGC 1316 has been found to be a goldmine of information
Astronomers have observed the ‘star death’ in finer detail then ever before
Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae
This pulsar is devouring matter from its companion star to power its rapid rotation
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter turned its sights to the Earth, imaging the Moon’s shadow as it made its way across the surface of our planet
We take a look at what you can expect as the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth
Courtesy of Slooh, you can watch the Moon pass in front of the Sun from anywhere in the world!
The Perseid meteor shower, which makes its appearance every year in Earth’s sky, reaches its peak with up to 100 meteors per hour expected
Radio observations show a 50-light-year feature filled with ammonia, deep within the stellar nursery
Two of the sky’s more famous residents share the stage with a lesser-known neighbour in an enormous three gigapixel image from the European Southern Observatory
The pioneer of the sky created the catalogue of deep sky objects.
The outreach efforts will unite several communities, including prison inmates, girls and young women
On 26 February, an annular solar eclipse will rise and set over a large area of the Southern Hemisphere – don’t miss it!
Courtesy of Slooh, don’t miss tonight’s event – wherever you are in the world
Courtesy of Slooh, watch a dazzling display of shooting stars coincide with a megamoon
Wherever you are in the world, don’t miss the closest and brightest Moon in nearly seven decades – courtesy of Slooh!
Be prepared for the return of the Orionids as they reach their peak
The UK Meteor Network recorded a stunning large meteor from its Ash Vale camera in Surrey