Supermoon and Geminids peak on December 14 2016

In a spectacular case of bad timing, the full Moon coincides with the annual Geminid meteor shower. Don't feel put out. There's still something for everyone, including a consolation prize. A supermoon is a good thing....

Saturn’s weird hexagon storm like you’ve never seen before

You have never seen Saturn's weird hexagon storm like this. NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent back more jaw-dropping photos of Saturn and its huge, bizarre hexagonal storm that swirls around the planet's north pole. The images, taken...

Mysterious space signals can pack a serious punch rivaling the stellar cataclysms known as supernovae in their explosive power

The mysterious space whistles, also known as fast radio bursts (FRBs) can pack a serious punch rivaling the stellar cataclysms known as supernovae in their explosive power. This new discovery revolutionizes our picture of FRBs,...

Signals probably from Extraterrestrial Intelligence discovered by Canadian astronomers

We may have just received our first communication from extraterrestrials. This is what two canadian astronomers searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence affirm. Anomalous signals from deep space often evoke a quick pulse of gossip and speculation about...

Increasing number of dangerous asteroids that could destroy Earth discovered

Astronomers have identified an increasing number of asteroids which “pose a threat” to Earth. The so-called Near-Earth Objects, or NEOs, are asteroids or comets whose orbits are close to ours, meaning there is a risk...

Mysterious satellite blackouts linked to powerful ionospheric thunderstorms

These SWARM satellites were sent into orbit to measure the Earth's invisible magnetic field. But the scientific instruments have been suffering mysterious blackouts as they circle the planet leaving specialists puzzled. Now, scientists have probably discovered why...

Mysterious space signals could come from hidden galaxies

Scientists recently studied 21 mysterious space signals from revised Third Cambridge Catalogue. Researchers detected significant X-ray emissions for 9 radio sources, but none of these were found to have optical or ultraviolet counterparts. This suggests...

Did aliens just try to contact us? Mysterious signal comes from distant constellation that just may have intelligent life

Did aliens just try to contact us? An unexplained blip picked up by a Russian telescope last year could be a message from a distant civilization, sent nearly a century ago. Astronomers engaged in the search...

Mysterious glowing object over Russia baffles stargazers

What is this mysterious glowing object moving in the sky of Russia on July 16, 2016? Could it be a UFO? A bright but slow asteroid? Or just the exhaust of rocket released in the air?...

Noctilucent clouds: Climate change at the edge of Space

In the summer of 1885, sky watchers around northern Europe noticed that sunsets weren’t the same any more. The red and orange colors they were used to seeing were still there — but those familiar...

New unexplained dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune

The Hubble Space Telescope spotted the "dark vortex" in May, confirming an earlier report of the atmospheric structure. A similar vortex was encountered by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft with Neptune on Aug. 25, 1989, and...

The Moon eats Venus during April 6 2016 occultation

On the morning of April 6, 2016, the Moon swallowed up Venus during an event called occultation by specialists. It was cloudy in Switzerland but astronomers at Teide Observatory, located on the island of Tenerife,...

Moon-Jupiter conjunction illuminate Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds over Argentina

The Moon-Jupiter conjunction on March 21, 2016, occurred in front of a train of Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds in the sky of Bariloche, Argentina. Watch these haunting pictures by Guillermo Abramson. Here a zoom on the Moon and...

Supernova shockwave video captured for the first time by scientists

The shockwave generated by the explosion of an ageing giant star has been observed by an international team of astronomers for the first time. A supernova occurs when a star collapses in on itself. Astronomers...

Jupiter and moon convergence pictures – March 21, 2016

Jupiter lords over the March nighttime sky. And tonight it converges with the Moon. Here the first picture of this awesome sky phenomenon. Jupiter is the only planet to light up the sky almost immediately after...

Amazing how much lightning can strike our planet in a short time

This amazing timelapse video sure will satisfy storm watchers around the world. ESA astronaut Tim Peake just shared this stunning video of rapid lightning strikes from Space. The footage, taken from the International Space Station, shows a succession of...

The parade of the planets seen from around the world

The parade of the planets is currently taking place in our solar system with five planets lining up for a cosmic dance that will dazzle skywatchers all over the world. Here a compilation of pictures...

Main stream media confirms “Planet X”, the 9th planet in our solar system

Main stream media CONFIRMS "Planet X", the 9th planet in our solar system. Scientists have detected the gravity of a large, Neptune-sized planet beyond Pluto. They are thinking it is approximately 10 times the size of Earth. No...

Amateur astronomer Michael Sidonio discovers new dwarf galaxy

Amateur astronomer Michael Sidonio discovered a new dwarf galaxy with a backyard telescope. The object has been confirmed with one of the world's largest telescopes, and adds support to the most popular model of galaxy...

This eerie moon stratospheric cloud looks like a space nebula

Lately, Arctic sky watchers have been seeing a lot of Polar stratospheric clouds. And this time, Andy Skinner captured an eerie moon stratospheric cloud in the sky over Abisko, Sweden. These is neither a space nebula,...

Earth’s rotation will slow down this century

Earth's rotation will slow down this century. And the reason behind is is both fascinating and weird. As ice caps melt, Earth’s rotation is slowing down, and that’s making our days slightly longer. Shrinking glaciers are affecting...

Giant asteroid could buzz Earth between December 5 to 20 2015

A giant asteroid could buzz Earth between December 5 to 20, 2015. As reported by NASA, SD220 2003 and its 0.7 kilometers in diameter represents a potential threat to the planet. But a shock scenario is...

The sun swallowed a giant icy comet on December 8 2015

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the sun swallowed an icy comet. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spotted the visitor from outer space plunging into our star. The comet - "rubble pile" of rock and gravel -...

Fire in the sky: Increasing number of fireballs explode around the world in December 2015

Beginning of December 2015, cameras around the world have captured an increasing number of fireballs disintegrating around the world. Here some of the most recent videos of meteor disintegrating in our fiery sky. Enjoy... Large meteor caught...

Haunting Moon and Venus conjunction pictures – And occultation on December 7 2015 in North America

Venus is the brightest object in the east before sunrise. And beginning of this month the Planet is conjuncting with the Moon. If you’re in North America on December 7, 2015, you can witness an awesome planetary...

Clouds cast thousand-mile shadows into Space when viewed aboard the ISS

The shadows cast by clouds appear surprisingly dramatic from space. Dense cloud formations can create long shadows that stretch for thousands of miles across the Earth’s surface before reaching horizon. Watching the sky and clouds from...

Beautiful pictures of Comet Catalina and Comet Panstarrs currently cruising our sky

Comets have been shown to be unpredictable. Sometimes comets even disintegrate. But these comets are well worth following! Comet PANSTARRS (C/2014 S2) and Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) are currently cruising our sky enabling astronomers to...

Amazing sun dogs appear in the sky of Georgia – With Planet X?

These amazing sun dogs appeared in the sky of Georgia on November 24, 2015. And did you observe the fourth sun in the second and third images? Could this be Planet X? Sun dogs also known...

The smiling Cheshire Cat will stop laughing in a few 100 million years

This group of galaxies looks like a smiling Cheshire Cat with X-rays (violet). But the Cat will stop laughing as its “eyes” will collide in less than a billion years. The Cheshire Cat is a relatively...

First twin mysterious extragalactic signals detected by the Parkes radio telescope in Australia

Astronomers at the Parkes radio telescope in Australia detected the first twin mysterious extragalactic signals, accompanied by 4 usual but unexplained fast radio bursts. These new mysterious blasts of radio waves from other galaxies deepen the mystery...

Mysterious cloud appears in the sky of 6 US States baffling stargazers

A mysterious cloud suddenly appeared in the sky on November 24, 2015. And it baffled a whole lot of stargazers over at least 6 US states. Do you know what it was? The mysterious cloud was...

The biggest heart in the whole Universe forms as a result of the galactic collision of the Antennae Galaxies

The largest heart in the whole universe is formed by the Antennae Galaxies, two galaxies which are undergoing a galactic collision. The nuclei of the two galaxies are joining to become one giant heart-shaped galaxy. This...

Planetary conjunction october 2015: Venus and Jupiter are the two brightest objects in the night sky after the moon and converge with Mars

This week, Venus and Jupiter are the two brightest objects in the night sky after the moon. Look at two planets aligning in the sky around the world and keep in mind they will converge...

Mars, Venus and Jupiter are gathering in the morning sky as autumn unfolds

As autumn unfolds, planets are gathering in the morning sky. During this morning planet show, Mars, Venus and Jupiter converge... And the display will improve as autumn unfolds. This picture features the crescent Moon passing by Venus...

Loud boom, sonic boom and UFO AtlasV rocket launching

The AtlasV rocket launching from Cape Canaveral this morning was out-of-this-world. On the menu: a loud sonic boom and a space shuttle that flies into another dimension. What you see on these images and videos is...

Stunning sky phenomena in September 2015: Blood moon lunar eclipse, Neptune at opposition, bright Venus and Mars, Saturn visible at nightfall

September's most-famous astronomical event is the autumnal equinox, which will occur this year on Wednesday, Sept. 23. And we will move toward the shorter days of winter. But there are also other amazing sky phenomena that...

Watch the moment the sun swallows a large comet

Watch the amazing moment our star swallows a comet. This large Kreutz's comet was probably 10 (30ft) to 50m (150ft) in diameter. So quite a monster... The sun swallowed a comet on Friday, August 28, 2015....

PhD student unexpectedly discovers new alien planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun

Maritza Soto Vasquez, a Chilean doctorate student, has luckily discovered a new planet while studying a nearby red star. Apparently it the new planet has a mass 100 times that of Earth, orbits around a star...

ISS looks like an unknown, alien spacecraft when tracked manually with a telescope

Look at this awesome gif of the International Space Station! The blurriness and graininess make me imagine this is footage captured of an unknown, non-human spacecraft and it's being shown around the world as confirmation...

Mysterious plasma tubes above Earth’s atmosphere

For over six decades, scientists have speculated about the existence of plasma structures around the Earth. Now, 3D images of these mysterious tubes are available for the first time... proving they’re quite real. The findings have been...