Easter sky over Austin, Texas.
In recent decades, over 4,000 extrasolar planets have been confirmed beyond our Solar System. With so many planets available for study, astronomers have learned a great deal about the types of planets that exist out there and what kind of conditions are prevalent.
Saturn, Jupiter, and the Moon in the eastern night sky.
This is a screen shot of the Ring of Fire solar eclipse that happened today seen over Coyhaique, Chile.
After an almost five-year journey to the solar system’s largest planet, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn.