over

 

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset

On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light of the setting Sun.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster

Messier 15 is an immense swarm of over 100,000 stars.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble

Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: M16: In and Around the Eagle Nebula

From afar, the whole thing looks like an Eagle. A closer look at the Eagle Nebula, however, shows the bright region is actually a window into the center of a larger dark shell of dust.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Skygazers on the Beach

Kona, a young boxer, is a dog who loves splashing in the waves along Solana Beach near San Diego, planet Earth.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: West Coast Launch and Landing

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch dazzled viewers along the U.S. west coast after sunset on October 7.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Sun Dance

Sometimes, the surface of our Sun seems to dance.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Comet 21P Between Rosette and Cone Nebulas

Small bits of this greenish-gray comet are expected to streak across Earth's atmosphere tonight.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Scale of the Universe - Interactive

What does the universe look like on small scales? On large scales?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Opportunity After the Storm

On Mars dust storms can't actually blow spacecraft over, but they can blot out the Sun.

Top