Latest Mind-Blowing Sky Phenomena

These ‘bloody’ lenticular clouds over Catalonia, Spain make that sunset even more epic

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Glowing sunset lenticular clouds over Prulland, Spain on January 13, 2019. via Instagram These lens-shaped clouds typically form where stable moist air flows...

The sun motion is parallel to the horizon level at the poles

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What does the sun do at the Pole? Well it walks parallel to the horizon level without rising or setting! This amazing timelapse shows...

The end of our galaxy: The Milky Way appears to be on a crash course with the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of its satellite galaxy

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The end of the Milky Way as we know it may come a few billion years ahead of schedule. Scientists have recently shown that our home galaxy appears to...

They made it! Astronomers discovered another Earth… Not even so far away!

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovered an Earth-like planet circling a nearby star within the Goldilocks zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is around 500 light-years from Earth in...

Going where no nation has gone before: China lands on the far side of the moon

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Today China successfully landed a rover on the farside of the Moon. The Chang'e 4 lunar probe touched down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, the largest, deepest...

A partial solar eclipse will darken the sky from Asia to Alaska on January 5-6, 2019

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2019’s first new moon falls on January 6 at 1:28 UTC - on the night of January 5 for time zones in the Americas. This new moon will...

Spotless sun sparks G1-class geomagnetic storm creating vivid auroras around the world

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The sun has been without spots every day for almost two weeks. No sunspots? No problem: A G1-class geomagnetic storm erupted last night, sparking bright auroras around the Arctic...

Evidence of extraterrestrial activity? Massive blue glow over NYC skyline sparks alien invasion theories

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A transformer explosion lit up the night sky in New York City on Thursday, turning the skyline bright blue for a moment and frightening residents in the...

Christmas lights are electric blue over Antarctica

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This is the season for southern noctilucent clouds. Every year around this time, summertime water vapor billows up into the high atmosphere over Antarctica, providing moisture needed...

Full Moon, eerie moon halos and Ursid meteor shower: Great cocktail of space weather events on December 22, 2018

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Yesterday, was winter solstice, the shortest day of 2018. Today is a full moon known as the Cold Moon. There's a northern autumnal chill in the air too....