Full moons are an astrological phenomenon which occur around once a month, when the Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon.
Astronomers have measured the spin rate of five, distant supermassive black holes for a study published in the Astrophysical Journal.
July is set to be a stellar month for sky watchers with the arrival of both a "black moon" and a "thunder moon."
The exploding star system is located around 7,500 light years away in the constellation Carina (The Ship's Keel.)
Study says odd characteristics of the cigar-shaped space rock can be explained through a host of natural phenomena.
This is the first time the location of a one-off fast radio burst has been detected.
Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is covered in lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, such as methane and ethane.
The Teegarden star—a red dwarf with a mass less than a tenth that of the sun—is located just 12.5 light-years away in the constellation Aries.
The June solstice marks the day of the year in the northern hemisphere with the most sunlight hours and shortest night.
It was once thought that only young and active stars produced these explosive events, but according to a new study, our 4.6-billion-year-old sun also has the capacity.
After 50 years of theoretical predictions, we've managed to demonstrate how the magnetic field bangs like a drum.
New Horizons will visit Ultima Thule on New Year's Day.
It is thought the wise men were, in fact, very wise and mathematically adept astrologers.
The moon is considered "full" when it is positioned exactly opposite to the sun, or 180 degrees away, with Earth aligned directly between the two bodies.
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will make a close approach on Sunday, but there are several good opportunities to see it this week.
The scene shows a vast, colorful cloud of gas and dust dotted with numerous bright young stars.
The discovery could help unlock the secrets of the formation of the universe.
Full alignment will be easier to see from the Southern Hemisphere—but people at Northern latitudes should still be able to spot Mars, Saturn and Jupiter.
The star was discovered by NASA in 2017 in the constellation Cassiopeia.
The comet was discovered hurtling through the solar system in 2017, but its origins have remained a mystery.
Pulsars are some of the strangest objects in the universe.
The cluster, around 4 billion light-years from Earth, contains hundreds of individual galaxies.
The galaxy is located around 65 million light-years away from Earth.
In 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted to downgrade Pluto to the status of dwarf planet, sparking a highly controversial debate that has yet to truly subside.
The latest findings shed new light on supernova explosions and the late stages of stellar evolution.