Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday Night: How And When To Watch In MarylandThe Perseid meteor shower, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, will face some competition from the moon this year during its peak.
A Massive Asteroid Shower Hit Earth And The Moon 800 Million Years Ago, Study SaysOver the course of Earth's ancient history, our planet has been blitzed with a variety of foreign objects, some of which may have triggered major events shaping this place we now call home.
New Stars Found In The Milky Way Were Born Outside Of ItAstronomers have found a new stream of stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they likely didn't originate there, according to a new study.
Marylanders May Catch A Glimpse Of A Minotaur Rocket Launch From Virginia On July 15The mission will be live-streamed beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the Wallops YouTube channel.
Pluto May Have Started Hot And Contained An Ocean, According To New DiscoveryResearchers have long thought that Pluto began as an icy sphere when it formed in the Kuiper Belt, a home to cold, dark objects on the edge of our solar system.
Strawberry Moon 2020: Best Times To WatchIt's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for this year's Strawberry Moon.
A Giant Asteroid Flew By Earth Wednesday, Close Enough To See By TelescopeAn asteroid estimated to be 1.2 miles wide flew by Earth early Wednesday morning, close enough to see on a telescope.
Potential Super-Earth Found Orbiting The Nearest Star From Our SunIn 2016, astronomers found a potentially habitable planet called Proxima b around the star Proxima Centauri, which is only 4.2 light-years from Earth. Now, researchers have traced a second signal they believe belongs to a super-Earth orbiting the same star, increasing the intrigue of this neighboring planetary system and its potential.
It's An Asteroid! No, It's The New Smallest Dwarf Planet In Our Solar SystemA large asteroid could be reclassified as a dwarf planet -- which could make it the smallest in the solar system -- after new research revealed it's shape, astronomers said on Monday.
The Orionid Meteor Shower Will Peak Tonight, Trail Of Halley's Comet To Create Dazzling DisplayThe Orionid meteor shower will peak on Monday and Tuesday, sprinkling remnants of Halley's Comet in Earth's atmosphere to create a dazzling display.
This Month, You Can See Jupiter And Its Largest Moons With Just Your BinocularsFor space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars.