In March of 2022, astronomers discovered a comet from the outer reaches of the Solar System making its way toward the Sun. Called C/2022 E3 ZTF, the object will be passing by Earth in February, leaving a bright trail of gas and dust behind it.
This November 12 – 14, citizen astronomers have the opportunity to join professionals in watching a super puffy Saturn-like exoplanet pass in front of its star.
Humankind is going back to the Moon! To prepare for boots on our only natural satellite, NASA is launching the Artemis I mission, which will test the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) and deliver the Orion module to deep space – and back.