Amateur observers helped reveal a rare eclipse of a close stellar pair known as b Persei by a third companion star.
It’s time to get away from all those city lights and gather together to share in the secrets of the universe.
Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy share a report of his second run at the Herschel Sprint.
Reader Michael Knowles discovered the glory of a Sun halo while paragliding above the French Alps.
Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy shares his observing report for his own "Night of Discovery," when he recreated Herschel's legendary "sprint" of April 11, 1785.