The Nikon Coolpix P600 isn't the quickest camera, but that might be a small price to pay for having such a long lens on a relatively compact, lightweight camera.
To celebrate Hubble's 24th birthday, the space agency released the infrared-light images of "a churning region of star birth" that is just 6,400 light-years from Earth.
A homemade binocular telescope, an HTC One, and 700 hours of work went into taking a single, spectacular moon shot. The photographer shares his secrets.
Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.
The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.
If you simply must have the longest zoom in the room, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS satisfies.
This story was live briefly with inaccurate information about the number of planets found in the habitable zone of their respective planetary systems. A total of three planets are in the habitable zone.
If you thought the Milky Way was the bee's knees, wait till you see this unreal high-definition shot of our nearest spiral galaxy neighbor.
Hawaii has approved a plan to build the world's largest telescope on top of Mauna Kea. Here's a preview.
Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources has launched a $1 million Kickstarter campaign to raise money to put a publicly-accessible telescope into space, and fund educational research.