Topic: Uranus (Planet)
Neptune has come almost full circle since it was first discovered in 1846, and on Aug. 20, it will be in a straight line with the sun and the Earth.
08/19/2010 07:37 pm
The newfound failed star, known as a brown dwarf, has been dubbed PZ Tel B. It is separated from its sun-like companion star, PZ Tel A, by a distance similar to that between Uranus and the sun in our solar system.
07/30/2010 04:39 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 07/01
In Pictures Space photos of the day 06/28
With a clear sky and a good pair of binoculars, you should have no trouble getting a glimpse of Uranus.
06/06/2010 07:18 pm
For the first few weeks of June, Mars and the star Regulus will appear to move closer together, offering a rare sky show.
06/01/2010 12:24 pm
No, they didn't.
05/19/2010 04:19 pm
This week, the huge asteroid Pallas reaches opposition, being opposite to the sun in Earth's sky, making it a prime target for avid skywatchers with telescopes.
05/10/2010 09:38 pm
Meteor shower tonight? Yep, peak viewing times for the Orionid meteor shower begins tonight (er... tomorrow) at 1 am.
10/20/2009 01:00 am
A lively account of the ‘exile’ of Pluto, everyone’s favorite ex-planet.
01/27/2009 12:00 am