Researchers on the ground have combed through a trove of images taken by orbiting astronauts to reveal unprecedented details about light pollution streaming from Earth's major cities.
As the IAU General Assembly in Hawaii'i draws to a close, the results were still coming in: a new bevy of dwarf galaxies discovered around the Milky Way, the celebration of the first Dark-Sky Sanctuary, and a new directly imaged exoplanet to boot.
Do sunspots affect climate change? How can you name an exoplanet? Here are the latest results from the world's largest astronomy conference.
Capturing the Earth and sky in one great composition is surprisingly easy.
Hawai‘i is currently hosting the biggest astronomy conference worldwide, the general assembly of the International Astronomical Union, to address current issues in astronomy.
An auroral display on June 22nd surprised and delighted viewers in Northern America, Europe, and southern Australia.
The winners of the 6th International Earth & Sky Photo Contest highlight the natural beauty of the night sky as well as its growing battle with light pollution.
Almost 200 science journalists, teachers, photographers, and amateur and professional astronomers met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss better ways of communicating astronomy with the public.
From the city lights nestled between Alpine peaks to a single image that captures stars, an aurora, and a meteor, The World At Night's 2013 astrophoto contest is full of startling vistas.
From Comet Lovejoy in the southern skies to the aurora borealis over Iceland, the winners of the 2012 International Earth & Sky Photo Contest find beauty in darkness and show the threat of increasing light pollution.
The Biennial CEDIC in Austria brought together hundreds of astrophotographers to share their techniques and imagery.
From basic eclipse observation tips to complex solar physics, 25 presentations fascinated the more than 100 amateur and professional attendees from 20 nations at the 2004 Solar Eclipse Conference. The event, which was organized by Patrick and Joanne Poitevin, was held from August 20th to 22nd at the Open University in Milton Keynes, England....