You'll also need some aluminum foil and a white sheet of paper to watch as the moon partially occludes the sun on Thursday.
Don't fret if clouds are stopping you from viewing the spectacular Orionid meteor shower. Here's a way to watch it online.
If you're in North America, chances are you'll be able to watch Thursday's partial solar eclipse, provided you have cooperative weather and the appropriate viewing equipment.
NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph probe offers never-before-seen views of our nearest star.
NASA's New Horizons space probe is set to zoom by Pluto next summer. Where should it go after that?
A duo of NASA astronauts are performing a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Here's how to watch it live online.
European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has sent home images of a large pyramid-shaped boulder on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Astronomers have created a detailed 'weather map' of WASP-43b, a 'hot Jupiter' some 260 light-years from Earth with supersonic winds and temperatures that would melt steel.
A compact galaxy some 3 billion light-years away is shedding light, shedding light on how stars formed during when our universe was young.
The unusually bright X-rays seen emanating from the edge of a distant galaxy are likely caused by a voracious black hole, say astronomers.