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Are you ready for 2024?
PILLARS OF OBSCURATION • JWST’s infrared eye sees a famous scene in a new light.
ARTEMIS 1 COMPLETES HISTORIC MOON MISSION • The uncrewed flight paves the way for NASA to return humans to the Moon.
Donna Elbert’s magnetic discovery
Lucy’s humbling snapshot
NEUTRINOS STREAM FROM BLACK HOLE
The cubic centimeter • Measuring cosmic volume is surprisingly down to Earth.
The satellite-streaked sky • The rise of megaconstellations is changing the night sky forever and forcing astronomers to adapt.
STARMUS ROCKS ARMENIA • In September 2022, the sixth Starmus Festival brought its unique combination of talks by luminaries, observing the cosmos, an imaging workshop, and rock ’n’ roll to a historic world site.
SKY THIS MONTH • THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S CHANGING LANDSCAPE AS IT APPEARS IN EARTH’S SKY.
PATHS OF THE PLANETS • This map unfolds the entire night sky from sunset (at right) until sunrise (at left). Arrows and colored dots show motions and locations of solar system objects during the month.
Plan for the 2024 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE • On April 8, 2024, totality will sweep across North America. Are you ready for it?
A history of SOLAR ECLIPSES • Eclipses have held sway over humanity since long before we knew what these events truly were.
SIMULATE TOTALITY • Offering real-time rendering, this website is the perfect tool to preview the 2024 eclipse.
Atwood’s flash • The Moon may be dead geologically speaking, but not through a telescope.
Machholz’s marathon • Honor the comet hunter’s legacy with a Messier run.
BABY STARS EMERGE FROM FRIGID DEPTHS