The revitalized Hubble Space Telescope and its new Advanced Camera for Surveys return a treasure-trove of wonderful images.
Seeing in Infrared
Although the human eye can’t detect the radiation from cool, dusty areas of the cosmos, a powerful new observatory on top of Mauna Kea will.
We can thank our lucky stars that the sun formed where it did in the Milky Way – life would have had a hard time getting started in most other places.
Telescopes offer a grand view of the sky, but you might be amazed at what two eyes looking through a pair of binoculars can see.
Celestial Portraits: Capricornus, Corona Australis, and Microscopium
As the summer Milky Way begins to set in the west, the constellations of autumn arrive with a nice selection of galaxies and star clusters.
Behind the Scenes
The Savvy Astronomer