Take advantage of early evenings and dark winter skies — turn your scope southward to view some of the most massive objects in the universe.
Look to your local astronomy club for a day and night of observing activities for Fall Astronomy Day and International Observe the Moon Night.
An observing guide for the Pegasus Galaxy Groups
Some additional finder aids for "Going Deep" in Delphinus.
It’s been a fantastic year for Pluto, and it’s only going to get more so. What better time to make your first (or second!) attempt at spotting the dwarf planet? Read on for a few tips to help you locate this dim object in the summer sky.
This article gives directions for finding Uranus and Neptune from June 2015 through March 2016.
Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy share a report of his second run at the Herschel Sprint.
Experience Herschel’s “Night of Discovery” for yourself! Follow this guide to recreating William Herschel's amazing night covering 73 deep-sky delights.
S&T contributor Steve Gottlieb has made available data distilled from the Karanchentseva catalogue and his own observations to assist you in your observations of isolated triplets of galaxies.
Jupiter reaches opposition on February 6, 2015. Find out how to see the planet king at its best.
Terry N. Trees show us how to create an ephemeris, a table showing a celestial object's calculated positions for a given time period, using JPL HORIZONS data.
Readers share their experiences of the October 23, 2014 partial solar eclipse.
Find everything you need to enjoy today's partial solar eclipse — where to go, what you'll see, weather forecasts, and just in case, an online backup plan.
Reports describing this morning's lunar eclipse are beginning to trickle in to our offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts.