Never look directly at the sun without protective glasses.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
This month’s slideshow features an exotic sunrise in our solar system and a comic about exoplanets.
This month’s tour through the universe features visits to a blistering planet and a chilly nebula, as well as a sweeping view of merging galaxies.
This month's extraterrestrial wonders include a dune-swept Martian beach, a polar view of Jupiter, and a young planetary system that seems to glare like a demonic eye.
This month's featured images include a commemorative portrait of the spacecraft Cassini and a composite image of dark matter.
This month's featured images include an awe-inspiring view of the Milky Way and a vibrant shot of a Martian canyon colorfully adorned by minerals.
Saturn's rings, Mars' geology and an artist's depiction of distant new worlds were among this month's most captivating space images.
A stellar explosion in the constellation Cygnus could be visible to the naked eye.
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New research explains the careful choreography of a multi-planet system called Kepler-233.
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