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Southwestern USA at NightThis wide-angle panorama shows a huge swath of the western United States from Portland to Phoenix. [..Read More..]

Hurricane GonzaloThe fierce storm was just hours from passing over Bermuda when a NASA satellite captured this view. [..Read More..]

Dust over the Arabian SeaThe Terra satellite captured this view of dust over the Arabian Sea in October 2014. [..Read More..]

Hudhud: Another Damaging Bay of Bengal StormThe tropical cyclone surged across India's coastline on October 12, 2014. [..Read More..]

Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars. [..Read More..]

Comet McNaught was perhaps the most photogenic comet of modern times -- from Earth. [..Read More..]

Messier 6 and Comet Siding Spring [..Read More..]

What is that changing object in a cold [..Read More..]

Higher than the highest mountain lies the realm of the aurora. [..Read More..]

A predicted flip flop in Earth's magnetic field could happen sooner than scientists thought. [..Read More..]

A NASA jet tests biofuel, an ice waterfall forms from a glacier and Super Typhoon Vongfong whips into a category 5 storm. [..Read More..]

About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up. [..Read More..]

Tally-Ho on Targets for New Horizons After PlutoAstronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have located at least one and possibly three Kuiper Belt objects that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft can [..Read More..]

Mars and Comet Unite in Stunning Close Approach PhotoAs we await a close-up view of comet Siding Spring making its closest approach with Mars, astronomers on Earth have been busy doing some of their own [..Read More..]

What was the first sexual intercourse like? A new study finds it involved fish and looked a lot like a square dance. [..Read More..]

The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man. [..Read More..]

Cuter than you might imagine, but just as slow as you think, these critters know how to pace themselves. [..Read More..]

We picked 10 of our favorite design prototypes from the Red Dot Award Design Concept's Best of the Best winners. [..Read More..]

Teen-Designed Tech Goes Head to Head in MIT ContestAn MIT competition hands out $10,000 to 15 high school science teams. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Without proper regulation, the moon risks becoming an extra-planetary Wild West. [..Read More..]

Last week's lunar eclipse wasn't just a show for Earthlings, NASA's MESSENGER mission was also watching from Mercury, 66 million miles [..Read More..]

See photos and images of the Mars-bound comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which will buzz the Red Planet on Oct. 19, 2014. Comet Siding Spring was discov [..Read More..]

A comet is due to make a close flyby of Mars Sunday (Oct. 19), allowing scientists an unprecedented look at the comet as it flies by the Red Planet. [..Read More..]

The Slooh Community Observatory will broadcast a double feature about Comet Siding Spring's close pass by Mars on Sunday (Oct. 19). The first web [..Read More..]

Comet Siding Spring came within just 87,000 miles of the Martian surface at 2:27 p.m. EDT today — about one-third of the distance between Earth and th [..Read More..]

A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system is due to give Mars a close shave on Sunday (Oct. 19), and you can watch the flyby live online. [..Read More..]

An large sunspot (AR2192) emitted a X1-class solar flare on October 19th, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks. The bla [..Read More..]

NASA scientist Dr. Michelle L Thaller tells Space.com's @MiriKramer what you need to know about comet Siding Spring's fly-by, its implicatio [..Read More..]

The unmanned, reusable space plane landed at the Air Force Base in Californoa on October 17th, 2014. The Orbital Test Vehicle mission 3 (OTV-3) spent [..Read More..]

Hurricane GonzaloThe fierce storm was just hours from passing over Bermuda when a NASA satellite captured this view. [..Read More..]

Dust over the Arabian SeaThe Terra satellite captured this view of dust over the Arabian Sea in October 2014. [..Read More..]

Hudhud: Another Damaging Bay of Bengal StormThe tropical cyclone surged across India's coastline on October 12, 2014. [..Read More..]

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A new model is the first characterization of the progenitor for a hydrogen-deficient supernova. The model predicts that a bright hot star, which is th [..Read More..]

NASA spacecraft provides new information about sun's atmosphereNASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) has provided scientists with five new findings into how the sun's atmosphere, or corona, [..Read More..]

Tiny 'nanoflares' might heat the Sun's coronaWhy is the Sun's million-degree corona, or outermost atmosphere, so much hotter than the Sun's surface? This question has baffled astronomer [..Read More..]

Wobbling of a Saturn moon hints at what lies beneathUsing instruments aboard the Cassini spacecraft to measure the wobbles of Mimas, the closest of Saturn's regular moons, an astronomer has inferre [..Read More..]

Hubble finds extremely distant galaxy through cosmic magnifying glassUsing the Hubble Space Telescope and the lensing power of giant galaxy cluster Abell 2744, astronomers may have made the most reliable distance measur [..Read More..]

Inexplicable signal from unseen universe provides tantalizing clue about one of astronomy's greatest secrets -- dark matterThe first potential indication of direct detection of dark matter -- something that has been a mystery in physics for over 30 years -- has been attain [..Read More..]

Making measurements when a comet passes close to MarsOn Sunday 19 October at 20:29 CET, a comet will pass close to the planet Mars. At the same time the Swedish instrument ASPERA-3 is on board the Europe [..Read More..]

Getting to know super-Earths: Using Hubble to study mysterious exoplanetResults from NASA's Kepler mission have indicated that the most common planets in the galaxy are super-Earths -- those that are bigger than Earth [..Read More..]

Milky Way ransacks nearby dwarf galaxiesAstronomers have discovered that our nearest galactic neighbors, the dwarf spheroidal galaxies, are devoid of star-forming gas, and that our Milky Way [..Read More..]

Potential Kuiper belt targets for new horizons Pluto missionNASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects that the agency's New Horizons spacecraft could potentially visit afte [..Read More..]

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Current Moon Phase


Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon

The moon is currently in Virgo
The moon is 26 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -2 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 167 degrees

NASA EO Image of the Day

20 Oct | This wide-angle panorama shows a huge swath of the western United States from Portland to Phoenix. [Read More]