Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
An overview of annular solar eclipses, how they work, what they're like to experience, and how to view one safely.
We asked two eclipse chasers for tips on how to plan your big moment in the Moon's shadow.
A list of useful words and terms relating to lunar and solar eclipses.
Discover what causes a comet’s color and what it might be like to listen to one whiz by.
Know what to expect ahead of time, and be prepared to experience a cosmic spectacle like nothing else in nature.
A guide to how to make sure your solar eclipse glasses are safe and certified, plus tips on what to do — and what not to do — if you want to experience an eclipse without glasses.
From asteroid impacts to spacecraft landings (whether successful or not), the Moon is no stranger to being struck.
There's no comparison between a partial solar eclipse and a total solar eclipse.
Faraway spacecraft, distant objects, the lunar farside, and a pretty out-there art project.
From searching for life to training for spaceflight, water is an essential part of space exploration.
Astronomers around the world are working to protect the Earth from asteroid impacts, with the help of Planetary Society members and donors.
From Saturn’s magnificent rings to Mercury’s surface dings, this week brings great new images and science from across the Solar System.
This week’s roundup of space news and exploration inspiration will leave you seeing red (in the best way possible).
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
NASA's chief of exploration mission planning Nujoud Merancy walks us through a picture from the Orion spacecraft.
Saturn continues to surprise as scientists comb through 13 years of Cassini data.
A new solar telescope takes center stage, new stars collect mass, and musicians sonify space imagery.
New ways of looking at the star that graces our skies, plus this week’s space news.
Discover how we use light to look for signs of life beyond Earth, and meet the newest batch of Planetary Society-funded asteroid hunters.
Our host star takes center stage, and JWST demands a little more patience.