The Eta Aquariids meteor shower is about to put on a sky show for Southern Hemisphere stargazers.
NASA has released this image of Pluto, the final and best full-frame image taken by New Horizons as it speeded towards its encounter with the dwarf planet.
Where and when to watch the online coverage of the fly-by of Pluto and Charon by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.
Australian stargazers will be treated to a very short total eclipse of the Moon tonight.
A map released by NASA shows that Earth’s atmosphere was hit by small asteroids resulting in a fireball, on 556 separate occasions between 1994 and 2013.
Following a 10-year voyage across 510 million kilometres of empty space, Europe’s Philae robot has landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Stargazers across Australia are gearing up for a total lunar eclipse on the evening of Wednesday, October 8.
The discovery that many small galaxies do not ‘swarm’ randomly around larger ones, is forcing astronomers to reconsider some aspects of how the universe formed and evolved.
The Hubble Space Telescope is being pressed into service to find new targets for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to explore beyond Pluto.