Animation: Spiral Disk around a Black Hole

What would it look like to orbit a black hole?

Saturn Behind the Moon

What's that next to the Moon?

M16 Close Up

A star cluster around 2 million years young surrounded by natal clouds of dust and glowing gas, M16 is also known as The Eagle Nebula.

The Local Void in the Nearby Universe

What does our region of the Universe look like?

Lightning over the Volcano of Water

Have you ever watched a lightning storm in awe?

Apollo 11 Launches Humans to the Moon

Everybody saw the Moon. Nobody had ever been there.

8 Minute and 30 Second Eclipse

The total phase of the July 2nd solar eclipse lasted about 4 minutes and 30 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

Anticrepuscular Rays Converge Opposite the Sun

Is there ever anything interesting to see in the direction opposite the Sun?

Our Galaxy's Magnetic Center

What's the magnetic field like in the center of our Milky Way Galaxy?

Strawberry Moon over the Temple of Poseidon

Did you see the full moon last night?