For the October 8 lunar eclipse, observers in the eastern U.S. might be able to see the rising sun and setting full moon simultaneously thanks to Earth's atmosphere.
Upcoming colossal telescopes will offer glimpses into the unknown, but you also can find a telescope this summer to see what's up near you.
Saturn and Mars are prominent in the evening sky, along with the giant star Arcturus.
We may have an extraordinary meteor shower this weekend as Earth plows though a trail of comet dust. Here's what we know.