The essential guide to astronomy / All Sky & Telescope (www.skyandtelescope.com) content is copyrighted. Please contact us for reuse permissions.
Will there be a new meteor shower on the night of May 30–31? There's only one way to find out. The post Update on a Possible Outburst of Meteors appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Astronomers think they might have a solution to the conundrum of the Sun's chemical composition. The post Mystery of the Sun's Chemical Makeup Lingers appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Unlike most asterisms, many of the Big Dipper's stars really are physically connected. They belong to a loosely bound stellar stream called the Ursa Major Moving Cluster. The post A New Way to See the Big Dipper appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
A piano concerto based on the solar system’s planets just had its world premiere. And you can hear a sampling of the music right here! The post Piano Concerto on the Planets Premieres appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The Sun is ramping up activity, but contrary to some reports, this solar cycle is still consistent with scientists' predictions. The post The Sun Is Waking Up — Right On Schedule appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The advancing spring sends Vega high and Capella low. The Coma Berenices cluster glitters shyly way up, big and dim. Glance up anytime to check on changing Beta Lyrae. And now in the dawn, Jupiter aligns with Mars. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, May 20 – 28 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Astronomers are exploring a celestial particle accelerator in the Eel Nebula that surrounds a distant pulsar. The post Seeing Inside a Cosmic Superaccelerator appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
NASA’s Mars Insight lander witnessed the largest quake detected on another world at just the right time — as the lander begins to run low on power. The post NASA's Insight Lander Detects Monster 'Marsquake' appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Astronomers connect the dots between two strange doppelganger galaxies, uncovering what might be a string of galactic pearls created in a cosmic collision 8 billion years ago. The post A Cosmic Collision Could Have Made Two Dark Matter–Less Galaxies appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
You’ve heard of sunspots, but how about Sun dots? A recent solar mission has snapped photos of tiny, bright dots on the Sun, and astronomers are contemplating their cause. The post Spotting Dots on the Sun appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Follow RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.Get Inoreader