RSSArchive for February, 2013

GALLERY: Light and dark in the Milky Way

GALLERY: Light and dark in the Milky Way

This dark interstellar cloud has a starry lining.

Image showing Pluto's known moons

Name Pluto’s moons

Astronomers are calling on the public to suggest names for Pluto’s two tiniest moons.

2012 DA14 trajectory past Earth

NASA to keep watch on asteroid

Asteroid 2012 DA14 will be under intense scrutiny as it zips past Earth this week.

WISE image of the Orion Nebula

GALLERY: Orion’s fiery sword

WISE space observatory reveals the hot and turbulent environment of the Orion Nebula

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft

Next-gen spacecraft on display in Florida

Prototype Orion crewed craft, and second operational Dragon cargo craft.

Two people observing the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.