Latest News on Astronomical and Space-Related Events

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with Starlink satellites
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How to See Starlink Satellites Train Tonight?

Learn more about SpaceX’s Starlinks, find out how to view the satellites from your location, and keep abreast of the recent launches.

Galilean Moons
~4 min

Galilean Moons: The Four Largest Moons Of Jupiter

What’s the story behind discovering Jupiter’s moons? You won’t make the same mistake Galileo did while observing them if you read this article. 🔭

Can you buy a star name
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Truth About Star Naming: Can You Really Buy a Star? 💫

Have you ever dreamed of buying a star? The problem is that no one will recognize your right to own it. Here we explain how star-selling companies deceive you.

Lunar eclipse
~4 min

Lunar Eclipses: What They Are and When To See Them

What causes lunar eclipses? How often do they happen? When is the next one? Get answers to these and other questions from our article.

Total Lunar Eclipse
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Blood Moon in May 2022: 85 Minutes of Total Beauty

Don’t fear watching Blood Moon in May! 🩸 It’s the longest total lunar eclipse since 2018 – learn the exact timeline and best places to see it.

Blood Flower Moon
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Full Moon in May 2022: Blood Flower Moon

Why is the May Full Moon 2022 called the Blood Flower Moon? The total lunar eclipse is coming – learn when to observe it!

Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn May
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Moon’s Conjunctions With Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, Mercury

In May 2022, the Moon will meet with five planets: Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Venus, and Mercury. Here is how to see them in the sky. ✅

Black Moon Solar Eclipse
~4 min

Black Moon: What Is It And How Often Does It Happen?

How to see the “invisible” Moon? You’ll never confuse a Black Moon with a Dark Moon or a New Moon after reading this article 🌚

Jupiter-Mars Conjunction May 2022
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May 2022 Planetary Conjunctions

This May, sky-gazers get only one remarkable planetary conjunction. Mars and Jupiter will come close at the end of the month. Don’t miss it!

Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos
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Mars: The Ultimate Guide

Why is Mars red? What’s the gravity on Mars? Read this article to get answers to these and many other questions and learn more about the Red Planet.

Jupiter guide
~9 min

Jupiter Explained: The Mind-Blowing Facts

The bright Jupiter is known for its many moons, unstable surface, and mysterious Great Red Spot. Is there something else? Find out!

Amazing Planet Venus
~6 min

Discover the Amazing Planet Venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the brightest planet in our sky. Learn more facts about Venus and the best time to see it in the sky.

Facts About Saturn
~9 min

Facts About Saturn: Explore the Amazing Ringed Planet!

How many rings does Saturn have? Where is Saturn tonight in the sky? Find answers to these and other most common questions about Saturn in our article.

Facts About Mercury
~6 min

Facts About Mercury: All You Need to Know

Explore the closest planet to the Sun! Read our article to learn how long is a day on Mercury and how many moons the planet has.

The Earth & NASA Suomi NPP
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Earth Day: Protecting Our Home Planet

April 22 is observed worldwide as Earth Day, and even space missions participate. Learn more about their impact and ways to celebrate Earth Day.

Sky entirely filled with stars
~4 min

Why Is the Sky Dark at Night?

Why isn’t the night sky entirely filled with stars? Learn about the “dark sky paradox” that puzzled astronomers for centuries.

Comet Reaching Perihelion
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Comet C/2021 O3 (PanSTARRS) Might Be Visible In 2022

Last year, the Pan-STARRS discovered a new comet that will reach perihelion on April 21, 2022. Here's everything we know about this comet.

Full Moon April 2022 - 2
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Full Moon in April 2022: Pink Moon

The Pink Full Moon will take place on April 16. Learn when and how to see the Pink Moon and why it's called so.

Vostok 1 Spacecraft
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International Day of Human Space Flight

On April 12, we celebrate the anniversary of the first human spaceflight. Learn more about modern astronauts and space missions!

15 star clusters
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15 Best Naked-Eye Star Clusters

Find here the 15 brightest star clusters you can see without any special equipment. Observing deep-sky objects is easier than you think!