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A rare eclipse of the Sun will be visible all over North America on April 8th.

March 23, 2024

This year February will have an extra day -- we discuss why?

February 11, 2024
Meteors from the Geminids in 2021

Wednesday evening and Thursday morning (Dec. 13-14) is the peak time for one of the best meteor showers of the year – the Geminids. 

December 10, 2023
The Perseus Galaxy Cluster Seen with the Euclid Space Telescope

The first images are coming in from the new Euclid Space Telescope and they are spectacular.

November 8, 2023
Stages during an annular eclipse

Saturday Oct. 14 North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun.

October 7, 2023
A partial eclipse of the Sun

Two eclipses of the Sun will be visible in North America during the 2023-24 school year.

August 19, 2023

We make suggestions for how best to see the 2023 Perseid meteor shower.

August 5, 2023
James Webb Space Telescope Movie

Explains a new movie of distant galaxies and remote time from the Webb Telescope.

July 18, 2023

The Webb Telescope has found a complex building block of life in a galaxy seen just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang.

July 4, 2023
The arrow points to the star that exploded

Astronomers have seen a star explode in a nearby galaxy. Such explosions are part of the recycling scheme of the universe.

May 28, 2023
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