Next week is set to be an interesting week for the moon. On Jan. 31, Wednesday, there will be a supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse all on the same day.
Space January 24, 2018
The night will be long for skywatchers on Jan. 31 with a Blue moon, a supermoon and total lunar eclipse happening in one night. This rare event is not to be missed so mark your calendars.
Space January 5, 2018
Astronomers forecasted 2018 to open with a display of the Quadrantids, an annual meteor shower peaking this week. When and where is the best time to view this celestial event?
Space January 3, 2018
Next year was announced to offer numerous celestial events. Highlighted sightings include a supermoon coinciding with a lunar eclipse in January, five bright planets appearing in July, and shooting stars in August.
Space December 30, 2017
The supermoon 2018 is expected to occur on Jan. 1, coinciding with New Year's Day. That gives skygazers more to look forward to than just fireworks.
Space December 29, 2017
The supermoon that was seen over the weekend is the last of its kind this year. Know why and when a moon is called a supermoon.
Earth/Environment December 4, 2017
The only visible supermoon in 2017 will appear up the night sky this December. Supermoons don’t occur frequently, so for those who are planning to watch the event, here are important dates to remember.
Space November 29, 2017
Be dazzled by the glorious Beaver moon this weekend, as it shines brightly. Know the best time to view it, as well as get a quick refresher about the many names of the moon.
Space November 4, 2017
The June full moon, called the minimoon, can be observed in different parts of the United States and the world. What is a minimoon, what's it called in different cultures, and how does it differ from a supermoon?
Space May 30, 2017
Supermoon taking place on Dec. 13 will have the closest position of the moon to earth on its elliptical orbit. The event will also have a few more spatial events to coincide, including Geminid Meteor Shower and appearance of red giant star Aldebaran.
Space December 13, 2016
The recent supermoon showed numerous blob-like objects moving away from the moon, trggering speculation that they are UFOs manned by aliens who are protecting their lunar base from humans.
Space November 23, 2016
A supermoon watcher from Arizona captured a video of what he thinks are UFOs passing by the full moon on Saturday. Watch the video of the mysterious objects flying by the lunar disk.
Space November 15, 2016
The Nov. 14 supermoon has captured the fascination of stargazers all over the world. It's going to take another 18 years before the moon becomes that bright and massive again.
Space November 15, 2016
Earthlings armed with the right camera (even just smartphones) and blessed with clear skies have snapped up the most beautiful photos of the November supermoon.
Space November 14, 2016
The full moon on Monday will be the closest full moon not just in 2016 but in nearly 70 years. When is the best time to see the supermoon?
Space November 14, 2016
The Nov. 14 supermoon will be the biggest one in about 70 years. Here is how to take amazing pictures of the moon from your smartphone.
Space November 14, 2016
The year 2016 has three supermoons in its calendar, making the events not that special. However, the November supermoon will be the closest to Earth until 2034.
Earth/Environment November 4, 2016
Expect five lunar and solar eclipses in 2016, as well as another exciting total solar eclipse next year. But what are the defining features and differences among these spectacles in the sky?
Space January 25, 2016
Fans of astronomical events are in for a treat as 2016 is expected to be filled with a number of celestial spectacles the whole year round. From meteor showers to solar and lunar eclipses, these events are sure to give stargazers and meteor hunters something to look forward to.
Space December 29, 2015
From dazzling meteor showers to the discovery of an icy heart, the year 2015 has produced some of the most fascinating space breakthroughs mankind has ever found. Here we listed down the top 10 space discoveries of this year.
Space December 28, 2015
From the Supermoon to water on Mars to what a hurricane looks like from the International Space Station, here's everything you need to know about what happened in space this week.
Space October 2, 2015
The twitterverse shares the once in a blood moon celestrial event via social media.
Feature September 28, 2015
A supermoon total lunar eclipse is set to take place on Sunday evening, offering those in the Western hemisphere a spectacular view of the enormous blood-red moon. Here's how you can see it for yourself.
Space September 27, 2015
At present, lunar eclipses are regarded as interesting cosmic event. In the early civilizations, this rare occurrence is almost always considered as a signal that something bad is about to happen.
Space September 21, 2015
The supermoon eclipse that will happen later this month will not occur again until 2033. Some already fear this rare celestial event marks the start of terrible things based on a passage from the Bible.
September 19, 2015
On Sept. 27, the moon will appear to be bigger and brighter and with a reddish tint during the rare supermoon lunar eclipse. After this year, the same phenomenon will happen again in 2033.
Space September 6, 2015
Space observers are in for a double delight before August 2015 closes. Supermoon and lunar perigee are set to illuminate the night skies and here's how to watch.
Space August 29, 2015
The Blue Moon is not typically blue but it is possible that the lunar disk would take a bluish hue when it happens. The Black Moon, on the other hand, has been tied with astrology and pagan religions.
August 1, 2015
Faroe Islands is a popular spot for astronomers because it offers great views of the sky. For the solar eclipse, the northern tip of the island offers the best seat.
Space March 20, 2015
The second supermoon of the year, a black supermoon is set to make an appearance Wednesday, a rare occurrence lining up events at the same time.
Space February 18, 2015
Monday's supermoon, the last of the trio of supermoons this summer, did not disappoint spectators as evidence by beautiful photos of the lunar event shared on the internet.
Space September 11, 2014
The supermoon on Monday, September 8 was the last one of the year. Take a look at the best images captured on Twitter.
Internet Culture September 9, 2014
On 8 September, a supermoon will delight skywatchers as the last hurrah of a lunar hat trick.
Space September 9, 2014
The last supermoon of the year arrives Sept. 8, when the moon reaches its closest point of its orbit to Earth. This time, it's a little more special, as it's also a harvest moon.
Internet Culture September 8, 2014
An astronomer from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago gave tips on how and when to best view the final cap of this summer's supermoons that will occur on Monday as well as hinted when photographers could take their best lunar shot.
Space September 8, 2014
Many celestial events will occur in September this year, including the last supermoon on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Mars, Moon and Saturn will be visible very clearly in the sky during September.
Space September 2, 2014
The 2014 Perseid meteor shower has officially started and will peak early this week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. In honor of the occasion, Google has put up a new animated Doodle.
Internet Culture August 11, 2014
Annual Perseid meteor shower may have to take a back seat to another celestial phenomenon, experts say. Closer, brighter full moon may make meteors hard to see this year.
Space August 10, 2014
A supermoon is coming on 10 August, promising to be the biggest and brightest of the events seen this year.
Space August 9, 2014
Don't forget to look up at the night sky Sunday night just after sunset when the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year will rise and take position at center stage.
Internet Culture August 7, 2014
The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak August 11 and August 13. Stargazers may not be able to view the meteor shower due to the Aug. 10 supermoon.
Space August 4, 2014
If you missed the supermoon of July 12 then keep an eye on the sky on August 10 and September 9. Moon on August 10 will be closest to the Earth.
Space July 14, 2014
A supermoon will take place this weekend - are you ready for it?
Space July 13, 2014
July 12, August 10 and September 9 are the dates to watch out for a brilliant supermoon. Let’s just hope it won’t be a cloudy night on those dates.
Space July 12, 2014