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A Sunset Sky Show Poster

On the evening of March 18, step outside for a view of the crescent Moon, Venus, and Mercury together above the twilight horizon. Read this... Read more

Black and white image showing multiple meteors in the sky.
Dec 8, 2017

The annual Geminid meteor shower has arrived. It's a good time to bundle up, go outside and let the universe blow your mind! Read more

A Supermoon Trilogy Poster
Nov 30, 2017

A series of three supermoons will appear on the celestial stage on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. Read this story... Read more

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Poster
Aug 18, 2017

On August 21, 2017, a continent-spanning wave of instruments from home-made pinhole cameras to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today... Read more

Photo of moon eclipsing sun
Aug 16, 2017

Cloud cover? Cannot travel? Don’t fear! Watch the total solar eclipse online! Read more

Still image of total solar eclipse
Aug 11, 2017

Are you ready for the eclipse?  Learn more here! Read more

A Big Month for Astronomy Poster

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 11, 12, and 13, and a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible in the United States from coast to coast on... Read more

Total eclipse image taken Mar. 20, 2015 at Svalbard, Norway
Jun 14, 2017

Join NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations for a nationally-televised event on the upcoming total solar eclipse. Read more

Photo of people releases weather balloons into blue sky
Jun 2, 2017

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation on Monday, August 21, 2017. Over the course of 100 minutes, 14... Read more

Close Approach Comets Poster
Apr 20, 2017

In 2017 and 2018, three comets will pass near the Earth providing the opportunity to observe and study these icy interlopers. Read this story Read more