Across the northeastern United States, a neat natural phenomena called an occultation will occur later this month.
Astronomers, storm chasers, hikers, campers and homeowners should consider having emergency food and water supply on hand.
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Recently, NASA has begun a new experiment known as “Frontier Fields,” in which they use three space telescopes--the Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra--to observe six large galaxy clusters over the next three years.
The Launch is Hoping to Take Place Thursday Afternoon
If you're looking for something different to search for in the night sky, rather than one of the planets or constellations, you might want to consider looking for the Andromeda Galaxy.
The rocket launch that AccuWeather Astronomy Expert Hunter Clifton Outten was scheduled to attend has been postponed to January.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most energetic and luminous explosions in the known universe. They typically occur when a dying, rapidly-rotating star collapses and becomes a black hole. During this collapse, a narrow beam of intense radiation is released at near the speed of light.
One of the most significant meteor showers of the year, called the Geminids, will be at its peak on the night of Dec. 13 into the morning of Dec. 14.
It is not unusual to find unusual satellite images on various websites that seem to get conspiracy theories started.