Total Solar Eclipse Over Europe On March 20, 2015

Europe's biggest solar eclipse will take place on March 20, 2015. Total eclipse of the sun will occur in Northern Norway and Faroe Islands. A total solar eclipse is set to take place over Europe next...

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 consecutive days!?!

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 days in a row... What? For a whole week, Oct. 9th - 15th, the face of the sun was utterly blank. There were no sunspots and no...

Spectacular solar explosion on June 18 2015 – Resulting CME will miss Earth

On June 18, 2015, a spectacular explosion occurred on the sun. The powerful CME induced will however not reach our Planet. Better this way! The prominence is spectacular, isn't it? This eruption is due to sunspot AR2365 that...

Get ready for the largest Supermoon in nearly 70 years on November 14, 2016

The supermoon on Nov. 14 will be very rare. On the night of Monday, Nov. 14, you’ll see the biggest moon in the sky in 70 years. The full moon of Nov. 14 is not...

Sunspots are vanishing faster than expected: Solar cycle 24 is declining more quickly than forecast

Sunspots are becoming scarce. The fact that sunspots are vanishing comes as no surprise. Forecasters have been saying for years that this would happen as the current solar cycle (“solar cycle 24”) comes to...

Solar Storm: Exploding Filament Creates Canyon Of Fire And CME Directed Towards Earth – Aurora Alert!

Aurora Alert! Solar storm creates CME directed towards Earth! A magnetic filament eruption created a canyon of fire and a coronal mass ejection (CME) which billowed away from the blast site on August 15, 2014. A magnetic filament...

Mini Full Moon On March 5 2015, Bloody Supermoon With Total Eclipse On September 27 2015

The Full Moon of March 5 will be the smallest and most distant Full Moon of 2015. In recent years there's been a huge ado about supermoons, the largest and closest Full Moons of the...

Are there so many satellites out there?

The infrared telescope located on the top of Mount Mauna Kea in Hawaii has spotted some weird spots travelling at high speeds in-between the stars. Were there really so many satellites up there on...

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...

Just Rockets Create Such Strange Cloud In the Sky of Siberia

You probably wonder what these strange glowing clouds spotted above Siberia on December 15, 2014 are! This is rocket art! The mysterious cloud formation appeared just minutes after a Proton-M was launched from the Baikonur...

Space oddity: The Whirlpool galaxy is dotted with black holes

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million...

Blue, purple and green auroras electrify northern sky

Blue, purple and green! The G2 geomagnetic storm on September 16, 2017, was so powerful that even blue and purple colors appeared ontop of green. The majority of auroral displays are predominantly green because the human...

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,...

US spy satellite circles the ISS

On May 1st at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched a classified satellite (USA 276) for the US National Reconnaissance Office. On June 3rd, USA 276 made a close approach and effectively circled the ISS. On May 1st...

Strange Space Phenomenon: Discover the Witch Nebula in Outer Space

It's also Halloween in outer space! Look at this gigantic witch head screaming in the vastness of space about 900 light-years away from Earth. Astronomers probably got shocked when they saw this weird structure for the...

Wartime Space Weather Explosions in Vietnam: Declassified Naval archives reveal an extraordinary explosion caused by the magnetic perturbations of solar storms

On Aug. 2nd, 1972, giant sunspot MR11976 began to explode. The 1972 solar storm is legendary at NASA because it occurred in between two Apollo missions. Turns out, it's legendary in the Navy, too....

Curiosity Rover just spotted this unusually smooth and super-shiny object on Mars baffling scientists

An unusually smooth and reflective Martian rock has caught the attention of NASA scientists, prompting an investigation by the Curiosity rover. With the spectacularly successful landing of the InSight probe on Mars earlier this week,...

Surprising and Mysterious Spiral Jets From Giant Black Holes

What are black whole jets? How do these mysterious features look like? The answer is mesmerizing and depicted in the picture below! Two international teams of astronomers have used the power of the Atacama Large...

Look at the Sky Today! Venus, Jupiter and Mercury Will Dance on Conjunction May 28 2013

Understanding events in the night sky is much like enjoying a cup of coffee in your favorite coffee shop! For example, right now, a delicious 'grande' mug of decaf skinny peppermint latte is sitting a...

Stars communication: Our sun tries to interact with the Arctura Water Tank by sending a solar halo

Astrophotographer Göran Strand shot this amazing picture of a building - hotwater storage tank in Östersund, Sweden – named Arctura (named after the star Arcturus in the constellation Bootes) and our sun forming a...

Mysterious Space Signal: Unknown X-ray Signal Detected By NASA Intrigues Astronomers – Dark Matter?

It is not the first unknown and mysterious space signal captured from outer space, but it is the latest to date! NASA and ESA scientists have detected an intriguing X-ray signal coming from the Perseus galaxy...

Mars sandstorm: Stunning video shows the entire surface of Mars being obscured by a global dust cloud and haze

This before and after video of Mars is just stunning! The side-by-side movies shows how the ongoing dust storm has enveloped the Red Planet entirely, obscuring its surface on a planet-wide scale, as a...

Mysterious WT1190F reentry on November 13, 2015 caught on video

The re-entry of an approximately 1-meter piece of space debris near Sri Lanka on November 13, 2015 was captured on video. A team of veteran U.S. and German observers of spacecraft re-entries witnessed the space...

Cassini beams back the closest EVER images of Saturn – And nobody knows what the are

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues making history. NASA notes that the first few images sent back to Earth from Cassini are unprocessed, and it is unclear what they show. As Cassini is plunging into Saturn, the spacecraft...

Apocalypse: Many believe Sunday night’s Blood Moon may portend catastrophe

Members of several faiths believe Sunday night’s blood moon may portend catastrophe. Yes, the combination of a supermoon and a “blood moon” has some people freaked out about the possible end of the world. Two astronomical...

A gigantic hole has just formed on the sun

A gigantic hole just opened up on the sun. Such coronal holes appear from time to time and are perfectly normal. Even if they look totally scary. This time it is not just a magnetic canyon. No, it's a...

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....

2016 ends up with THREE supermoons: October 16, November 14 and December 14

2016 will end on a lunar highlight as the spectacular ‘supermoon’ phenomenon will occur an incredible three times. Yes, 2016 ends up with 3 supermoons. The first one occurred on October 16, 2016. The next...

Shadow of the moon during the sun eclipse – This is what the end of time looks like

This is what I picture the end of time looks like. Dark skies with limited light illuminating the horizon. There's a reason a lot of ancient peoples gave a whole myriad of negative meanings to solar...

Full Moon Almanac: Native Americans Follow Seasons by Giving Distinctive Names to each Recurring Full Moon

Full Moon names date back to Native Americans, of what is now the northern and eastern United States. The tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full Moon. Their...

Tracks from giant alien trucks found on the surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa during flyover

Those are clearly tracks from giant alien trucks. Or is it a huge ski resort on the surface of Jupiter's Moon Europa? In any cases, we could imagine Europa has already been colonized when watching...

The Hand of God captured by NASA NuStar telescope

Religion and astronomy may not overlap often. But a new NASA X-ray image captures a celestial object that resembles the "Hand of God." This image by NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, depicts a pulsar wind...

Mars may not be quite geologically dead! Liquid water present beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars requires underground heat source

New research suggests liquid water is present beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars. Now, a new study argues there needs to be an underground source of heat for liquid water...

The next full moon – SUPER SNOW MOON – is the biggest and brightest of the year… and will cross the skies on February 19, 2019

Good news for sky watchers, the next full moon is set to be the biggest and brightest of the year. the “super snow moon” as it is being called, will cross the...

Comet Catalina is currently experiencing a magnetic storm

There is currently a magnetic storm hitting Comet Catalina. The storm is clearly visible in the sinuous blue ion tail of C/2013 US10 as giant blobs of plasma are forming as shown in this awesome picture captured...

New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy

Hubble measurements confirm there's something weird about how the universe is expanding. New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy....

Space events for Easter: Lyrid meteor showers, incoming solar wind, pollen corona

The Lyrid meteor shower Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower. Peak night is expected on April 21-22.

Win a trip to Space!

Axe wants to send 22 people to Space. So try and win a trip to Space! The men's personal care product company AXE (Lynx) is launching a new global campaign to send 22 contest...

Jupiter opposition on June 10, 2019 – And will the Great Red Spot vanish?

Jupiter reaches opposition on June 10, 2019 And with it, the largest planet in our solar system and its iconic Great Red Spot present us with a key...

Amazing Space Phenomenon: Full Glory Rainbow Caught on Venus

A beautiful ‘rainbow’ like feature, known as a ‘glory’, has been captured by the European Space Agency in the atmosphere of Venus. It's the first time that a full glory has been seen outside of...