West Coast Sky Watchers Suss Out Sites To See Summer Solar EclipseThis summer, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S. and hordes of astronomy buffs have already booked lodging in central Oregon, where the viewing may be ideal.
Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse, Comet Starring In Weekend Night SkyA full moon and comet share double billing in a special night sky show this weekend, while a lunar eclipse starts everything off Friday night.
Berkeley Scientists Try To Unravel Mystery Of ‘Tabby’s Star’It's being called the most mysterious star ever detected, and now University of California, Berkeley astronomers are trying to determine if aliens exist on it.
Transit Of Mercury Underway: How To Watch It In The Bay AreaMercury has begun a relatively rare move across the sun.
Ancient Babylonians Used Calculus To Track JupiterIf Galileo was the so-called father of astronomy, then the ancient Babylonians were the great, great-grandfathers.
Best Places Near San Francisco To Watch The Geminid Meteor ShowerFive recommended places in and around San Francisco to watch the Geminid meteor shower...
'Great Pumpkin' Asteroid Hurtling Past Earth On HalloweenAn asteroid the size of the Empire State Building is preparing to zip past Earth on Halloween giving scientists at NASA something besides candy to gorge on.
Some Mormons Fear Sunday Night's Super 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Portends End Of DaysA rare lunar eclipse set to happen Sunday night has prompted the Mormon church to issue a statement to followers warning them not to worry about apocalyptic speculation that is running high.
Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak Wednesday, 60 Shooting Stars Per Hour PredictedPeople looking for a shooting star to wish upon may find Wednesday overnight to be a dream come true.
Best Places To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near East BayA look at five of the best places near the East Bay for star and moon gazing, including the first permanently occupied mountaintop observatory in the world
Summer Solstice, Father's Day 2015 Align To Give Dads Sunniest Day Of YearDads, get ready for almost 15 hours of sunlight on the longest day of the year this Sunday.
Halley's Comet 'Eta Aquarids' Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight, Best Viewing Wednesday Morning Before DawnHalley's Comet may be on the other side of the solar system, but debris from its trail hit Earth every May as the planet passes through its orbit, and the best viewing of the "Eta Aquarid" meteor shower will be just before dawn on Wednesday May 6th, 2015.