A lonely planet and its distant star that is 1 trillion kilometers away has been detected by a team of astronomers. The planet is called 2MASS J2126 which belongs to an old group of stars and brown dwarf stars, known as the 'Tucana Horologium Association.'
Better look out for five bright planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn - which will be visible in the sky during January and February. These planets were last seen together ten years ago.
If you get a chance, look to the sky. Five bright planets will be visible to the naked eye at the same time for the first time since 2005.
Juno has broken a solar power distance record and has become one of humanity's furthest distant solar powered emissaries.
Astronomers have captured the image of a supermassive and super-hungry spiral galaxy that is located 65 million light-years away.
Scientists may have gotten a glimpse of what life is like on other planets.
Researchers have created a model of Jupiter's interior, (which is composed of abundant hydrogen). The new research is paving the way for room temperature superconductivity and new developments with hot dense fluid hydrogen.
Astronomers have discovered a tiny star with a giant, cloudy storm that rivals that of Jupiter.
Scientists are getting a closer look at the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn. They've created 3D simulations of deep jet streams and storms on the two planets.
Winds of over 2 kilometers per second have been discovered speeding past a planet outside of Earth's solar system.
This week, you're in for a spectacular sky show. Three bright planets and the waning crescent moon will be present in night skies.