Human as Spaceship

You are a spaceship soaring through the universe.

1901 Photograph: The Orion Nebula

By the turn of the 20th century advances in photography contributed an important tool for astronomers.

A Total Solar Eclipse Reflected

If you saw a total solar eclipse, would you do a double-take?

The North America Nebula in Infrared

The North America Nebula can do what most North Americans cannot -- form stars.

Cygnus Skyscape

This beautiful skyscape is painted across the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

Apollo 11: Descent to the Moon

"You're Go for landing"!

Birds During a Total Solar Eclipse

What do birds do during a total solar eclipse?

In the Shadow of the Moon

On July 2 denizens of planet Earth could stand in the Moon's dark umbral shadow during South America's 2019 total solar eclipse.

The Big Corona

Most photographs don't adequately portray the magnificence of the Sun's corona.

North america and Pelican