A pair of high-resolution images taken from high above Mars appears to show the impact site of ESA's Schiaparelli lander.
Hubble images reveal a satellite orbiting one of the Kuiper Belt's biggest objects.
Two sources tens of millions of light-years away have sent puzzling X-ray flares blazing our way. Now astronomers think they might have the answer: intermediate-mass black holes.
Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission.
After a 7-month journey from Earth and a 139-minute rocket burn, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has settled in around its new home.
Engineers have decided to keep the Jupiter probe, Juno, in its current orbit until an issue with its engine can be addressed.
The annual Orionid meteor shower is active all week, peaking Friday morning October 21st. If you're up before dawn, you might just see these Halley's Comet castoffs come to life.
NASA’s youngest Mars orbiter has watched clouds grow and detected an ozone accumulation on the Red Planet.
Planetary scientists haven't yet witnessed an active volcano on Venus, but a new study pinpoints a likely set of still-warm lava flows.
This eye-catching occultation occurs late on October 18th (West Coast) and early on the 19th (East Coast). It's a grazing event as seen from Los Angeles and Denver.
As Schiaparelli prepares to land on Mars, how are the other robotic denizens of the Red Planet doing?
An amateur who devoted his live to chronicling the Moon, and became one of the world's most renowned lunar specialists, has died at age 94.
A young pair of stars hosts three potentially planet-forming disks, and all three of them are wildly tilted with respect to each other.
The innovative joint European Space Agency/Roscosmos Schiaparelli lander begins its three day solo journey to the Martian surface this weekend.
This year's awards from the Astronomical League showcase some talented high-school students and astronomy clubs throw great star parties.
The news that astronomers find the universe has 10 times more galaxies than previously thought? There's less to this than the headlines say.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a strong chance of geomagnetic activity tonight, October 13–14.
Observations from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that the Moon is being pockmarked by meteoroids at a higher rate that previously predicted.
Green Bank is celebrating its 60th birthday by seceding from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.
Observations confirm that the closest star to our solar system has a regular magnetic cycle similar to our Sun.
Right now 2014 UZ244 lies nearly 14 billion kilometers away, ranking it third among the most distant objects known in the Kuiper Belt.
A new analysis suggests that a subsurface ocean might lie deep beneath the crust of Saturn’s moon Dione.
Amateur astronomy clubs, planetariums, science museums, and parks celebrate Astronomy Day twice a year.
Newly released Hubble images show what appear to be towering jets of water coming from Jupiter's moon Europa.
The historic mission to explore a comet ends in dramatic fashion on September 30th.