Skywatchers have a few days left to spot Comet Leonard, the brightest comet of 2021, before it passes the sun and possibly heads out of the solar system never to return.
The full moon is December is also referred to as the Frost Moon and the Moon before Yule.
The Parker Solar Probe is surviving blisteringly hot temperatures to investigate the mystery of why the sun's atmosphere is hotter than its surface.
Where our planet's oceans came from has puzzled scientists, but new research could help answer the mystery.
KSTAR, which aims to bring nuclear fusion down to Earth to meet humanity's clean energy needs, confined super-hot plasma for a record 30 seconds.
On its 10th flyby of the sun, the Parker Solar Probe hit record speeds that would see it get from New York to London in just over half a minute.
The fact that the solar system could be traveling through a highly magnetized filament in space may also explain mysterious rope-like structures in the sky.
This is the first time a Jupiter-like planet that survived the death throes of its parent star has been confirmed.
In a new model—known as the "hit, run and return" scenario—smaller bodies repeatedly hit Earth and Venus during their formation.
Several east and southeast Asian cultures hold spiritually significant celebrations around the time of the harvest moon.
The Solar Orbiter spacecraft, jointly operated with the European Space Agency, passed within 4,967 miles of the planet's surface on August 9.
Annular eclipses result in the appearance of a ring of sunlight around the silhouetted moon.
On February 1, the object will come "very close" to our planet.
The object will come within around 139,500 miles of our planet.
The summer and winter solstices held a special significance for the people who built Stonehenge around 4,500 years ago.
The December solstice marks the beginning of astronomical winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Geminid meteor shower will reach peak activity on the night of December 13-14.
Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow on our natural satellite.
A judge ruled that The Sun newspaper did in fact have enough evidence to justify reporting that Depp was violent to his ex-wife Amber Heard during their relationship.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the September equinox marks the beginning of what's set to be quite an eventful astronomical fall.
Sunspots are dark spots that temporarily appear on the solar surface.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the comet should be easily visible in the evening sky for the rest of July.
"These images are closest images ever taken of the sun—and we have just started our long journey through the inner solar system," said Daniel Müller from the European Space Agency.
"At some point, I could see it by naked eye. I cannot tell you the emotion which exploded in my heart!" astronomer Gianluca Masi said.
Depp is suing publisher News Group Newspapers over an article in British tabloid newspaper The Sun in which he was referred to as a "wife beater."
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
Depp is suing Newsgroup Newspapers for an article that alleged he was violent towards ex-wife Amber Heard, a claim he strongly denies.
Annular solar eclipses occur when a new moon passes in front of the sun, covering almost the entirety of the star's face apart from the very edges, leaving a characteristic "ring of fire."
Annular solar eclipses are known for their characteristic "ring of fire" effect that is momentarily visible around the silhouetted moon from some regions of the Earth.