U.K. imager Damian Peach captured this view of Comet Catalina on September 11, 2015, before its conjunction with the Sun.
Comets: What they are and how to see them

The brightest comets are rare, often only visible from Earth for a brief time. How do you catch them?

An image of Comet Leonard taken the morning of December 6, 2021. | SkyNews
Catch 2021’s best comet — Comet Leonard

If you live at a mid-northerly latitude, the coming week will provide a great opportunity to see Comet Leonard, the best-performing comet of 2021

Comet Leonard passed by the Whale and Hockey Stick galaxies in the constellation Canes Venatici on the morning of November 23. | SkyNews
Comet Leonard approaches early this December

Comet Leonard is predicted to be bright enough to see with the naked eye this December. Catch it before it disappears.

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New Moon allows Geminids to shine

The Geminids promise to give a great show this year as the prolific meteor shower peaks during a new Moon.

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Getting ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower

Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor showers of the year.

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Comet NEOWISE dims to binocular object

Comet NEOWISE is headed on its way out of our Solar System, fading from our skies.

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Comet NEOWISE climbs higher in evening sky

Comet NEOWISE’s trajectory will bring it closest to the Earth July 22.

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Comet NEOWISE takes evening shift

The long-awaited bright comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE will become visible after sunset this week, adding to its breathtaking morning shows.

What are the Eta Aquariids?

Learn about where the meteor shower comes from, where it is located in the sky and how best to observe the annual April-May event.

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