One of the largest observing campaigns ever has uncovered compelling evidence of exoplanet around closest single star to Sun
How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
ESA’s Gaia found evidence in the night sky that points to the fact our galaxy did not form alone
Is it possible to catch the Southern Hemisphere’s Magellanic Clouds at the furthest northern latitude?
Additional tests are needed before Hubble can resume normal science operations
Astronomers devise new strategy which could lead to a triplication in the number of known stellar mass black holes
With the Moon at its waning gibbous phase, see if you can spot some of these features on the lunar surface
On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
First Man recounts the experiences of Neil Armstrong as he aims for the Moon, showing the atmosphere of his home life at the time and the pressure on him in his job at NASA
The Lyman-alpha emission from dim clouds of hydrogen in space has offered a new and interesting view of the Universe
The pioneer of the sky created the catalogue of deep sky objects.
Why does the Moon sport a reddish tint during a lunar eclipse?
Does the Milky Way block our view of stars in the night sky?
The amateur astronomer who discovered Pluto and visited the dwarf planet after his death
Both imagers can give you great shots of night sky targets but which one is the best?
He won the Nobel Prize for his revelations in the field of physics
Using ALMA’s previously untested high-frequency capabilities, ALMA was able to detect make the detection of a rare cosmic molecule
The Polish astronomer who revolutionised our understanding of the Earth’s place in the Solar System.
It is thought that in the densest stars in the universe, neutron stars, are more strongly controlled by a small fraction of protons
The event of 11 August 2018, was viewed by dedicated eclipse observers and others from the northern part of the Earth