Astrophotography—and particularly eclipse photography—can be a game of minutes. Capturing the perfect photo often comes down to the detailed research and extensive planning that happens in the weeks, and even months, prior to a big event. Photographer Julian Diamond is more than familiar with the work it takes to get a great eclipse photo.
The “Ring of Fire” annular eclipse happened over the weekend, but unless you happened to be in a remote part...
As one of our two neighbors, Mars has piqued the interest of humans for centuries.
A sight to behold, the Milky Way has long been a source of fascination for photographers. And each year, Capture the Atlas, run by photographer Dan Zafra, pays homage to our galaxy by curating the best photos from its community of over 20,000 photographers. The list is an inspiring look at the night sky and the Milky Way around the globe.
Skywatchers, get ready for a big event.
Have you ever looked up to the night sky and wondered how to identify famous star patterns?
Mars has long been a source of fascination and inspiration for humans. Often the protagonist in science-fiction novels and films, the Red Planet has captured our imagination. In the 1950s and 60s, before NASA's first flybys, scientists believed that Mars was filled with vegetation. This sparked the idea that life on Mars was possible.
Most of us are accustomed to sunrises, however precious few people have ever had the chance to watch an “Earthrise.
NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter is making history every week.
You may have caught a glimpse of the Super Pink Moon at the end of April 2021, but if you missed the nighttime phenomenon, there’s another chance to see a supermoon coming up. On May 26, 2021, countries around the Pacific Rim—including much of western North America and Australasia—will get to witness the breathtaking “Super Blood Moon.” Also known as the Full Flower Moon (since flowers tend to bloom in May)
After more than five months in outer space, SpaceX's Crew Dragon astronauts returned to Earth on May 2, 2021.
On April 28, after a long battle with cancer, NASA astronaut Michael Collins passed away at age 90.