A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

Tonight step outside after 9:30 pm and look at the night sky in southeast direction. The magnificient ringed planet can be easily spotted next to the moon.

Ramadan moon sighted in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday as the new moon was sighted on Monday.

China to send lunar probe 'Chang'e 5' on moon!

China to send lunar probe 'Chang'e 5' on moon!

As per State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND), it will be the first time a Chinese probe will land on the moon, collect samples and return to Earth in second half next year, and the third stage of China's lunar exploration endeavour.

Two 'young' craters discovered on Moon

Two 'young' craters discovered on Moon

Finding geologically young craters and honing in on their age will help scientists understand the collision history in the solar system.

Watch: Mysterious rainbow ring spotted around the sun in Kolkata!

Watch: Mysterious rainbow ring spotted around the sun in Kolkata!

As per reports, the rare phenomenon, known as ‘22 degree circular halo’, was sighted between 12.10pm and 12.40pm in the city.

Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos

Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos

New NASA research has given new clues to how the moon got its mysterious "tattoos" -- swirling patterns of light and dark found at over a hundred locations across the lunar surface.

Supernova iron discovered on Earth's Moon

Supernova iron discovered on Earth's Moon

London, April 15 (IANS) Confirming a supernova explosion in the neighbourhood of our solar system, physicists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany and colleagues have found supernova iron found on the moon's surface.

Supernova explosion likely occurred close to Earth in ancient past

Supernova explosion likely occurred close to Earth in ancient past

By discovering supernova iron on the moon, a team of researchers has confirmed that a star died near our solar system in the ancient past.

Moon plays key role in maintaining Earth's magnetic field

Moon plays key role in maintaining Earth's magnetic field

The Earth's magnetic field permanently protects us from the charged particles and radiation that originate in the Sun.

Moon once spun on a different axis: Study

Moon once spun on a different axis: Study

The Moon used to spin on a different axis and show a slightly different face to the Earth, according to a new study which also indicates the presence of water ice on the lunar body.

Cassini reveals tallest peak on Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini reveals tallest peak on Saturn's moon Titan

 In a nod to extraterrestrial mountaineers of the future, scientists working on NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon Titan.

Our moon tilted by five degrees, lunar ice reveals

Our moon tilted by five degrees, lunar ice reveals

A new study reveals that Moon's 'wandering poles' shifted long ago.

New Horizons collects only a few dust grains during Pluto flyby

New Horizons collects only a few dust grains during Pluto flyby

 The space environment around Pluto and its moons appears to be clean as an instrument riding on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft found only a handful of dust grains, the building blocks of planets, when it whipped by Pluto at 31,000 miles per hour last July, a study says.

Total solar eclipse: Don't forget to watch the sky next week!

Total solar eclipse: Don't forget to watch the sky next week!

A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the earth and the sun.

Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

The three astronauts - Thomas Stafford, John Young and Eugene Cernan, recorded the sounds, which they described as “outer space type” music.

Visualizations of March 8 total solar eclipse- Watch

Visualizations of March 8 total solar eclipse- Watch

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon's shadow falls on Earth.

Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on March 8

Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on March 8

Parts of Southeast Asia will witness a total solar eclipse lasting for over a minute in every location on its path, revealed astronomers from NASA. 

Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

 A small asteroid that is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on March 5 will pass peacefully without disturbing our world at a distance of between 9,000-17,000 km.

Apollo 14 astronaut who walked on the Moon dies at 85

Apollo 14 astronaut who walked on the Moon dies at 85

 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, a module pilot on Apollo 14 mission that touched down the lunar surface on February 5, 1971, died in Florida this week on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.

China releases HD photos of moon

China releases HD photos of moon

One can create a user account on China's Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration website to download the pictures themselves.