The meteor shower is the result of debris left behind by the famous Halley's Comet entering the Earth's atmosphere and burning up at high speed.
The November 8 eclipse will be visible over much of the U.S. and will be the last total lunar eclipse until 2025.
On Tuesday morning, a lunar eclipse will coincide with a U.S. election for the first time in history.
This particular phenomenon, though not particularly rare, was the biggest and brightest of the year.
"The most epic graduation photo I have ever seen. Galileo would be proud," said one commenter on the viral image.
Astro photographer Leonardo Di Maggio told Newsweek that it's actually easy to photograph a lunar eclipse with entry level equipment.
The Earth will pass between the sun and the moon this weekend, casting a red shadow over the full moon.
The full Wolf Moon will appear in a matter of days as the first full moon of the year—and yes, its name refers to the behavior of wolves.
People who missed the lunar eclipse in the early hours of Friday may be able to catch another one next year.
Skygazers will be treated to the longest-lasting partial lunar eclipse in 580 years on Friday, as the moon aligns with the Earth and the sun.
November's full moon will appear red during its almost total eclipse for the same reason the sky is blue.
This special Moon is due to make an appearance this week, coinciding with the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century, visible from North America.
The Leonids are characterized by fast bright meteors, many of which have persistent trains—trails of vaporized material that glow in the sky.
The natural phenomenon causes the moon to be cast into shadow, sometimes giving it a reddish color at night.
Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow on our natural satellite.
One of the space rocks measures nearly 160 feet in diameter.
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
Penumbral lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes through the more diffuse part of the Earth's shadow, known as the penumbra.
Unfortunately the eclipse won't be visible for most of the Eastern hemisphere, but other parts of the world will be able to enjoy the penumbral eclipse and strawberry moon.
Penumbral lunar eclipses occur when the outer, diffuse part of the Earth's shadow covers all or part of the moon's surface.
This Friday, a "penumbral lunar eclipse" will be visible from many parts of the world.
From spectacular meteor showers to rare eclipses, these are the best times to plan a stargazing vacation spent under the night sky.
The first New Moon of the year is called the Wolf Moon, named after hungry wolves crying out for food during winter. This year, it is also an eclipse.
On this day, half a century ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins took off aboard a Saturn V rocket from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, headed for the moon.
July is set to be a stellar month for sky watchers with the arrival of both a "black moon" and a "thunder moon."
You may not be able to see the event in person—but that doesn't mean you have to miss out.