Astronomers have found dozens of them on a one-way trip to intergalactic space.
Supernova 1987A: 30 years later
When a blue supergiant star lit up the southern sky, astronomers used it to learn how massive stars explode.
A rich tradition keeps Japanese astronomy on a path to pioneering new eras.
Galaxies showing their edges expose dust lanes, central hubs, and other intriguing details you can view through a scope.
It only takes a little time now and then to ensure your window to the universe is working at its best.
Turn your smartphone into an astro-camera
You don’t need a pricey rig to capture the cosmos. All you need is your cellphone and some inexpensive equipment.
We test Sky-Watcher USA’s new compound scope
This 7 1/2-inch Maksutov-Newtonian provides tack-sharp stars all across the field of view.