NASA's space tourism posters will make you want to explore the galaxy
February 12, 2016, 5 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
The dream of a space-faring humanity is deep-rooted.
Who really discovered Neptune?
August 29, 2014, 11:50 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education for SPACE.com
Neptune was likely mistaken for a slow-moving star by a famous astronomer.
How to watch Neptune and 'dodgeball' asteroid in the sky tonight
August 29, 2014, 9:37 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Backyard astronomers with a telescope can spot Neptune in the constellation Aquarius tonight, but both the blue planet and the asteroid can be seen online as well.
New Horizon spacecraft zooms beyond Neptune's orbit
August 26, 2014, 10:11 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The probe is on its way to Pluto where it will use its seven instruments to gather more information about the mysterious dwarf planet.
Neptune to shine bright in telescopes tonight
August 26, 2013, 3:48 p.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
Neptune is directly opposite the sun, so it rises at the same time as the sun sets, and sets at the same time as the sun rises, so will visible in telescopes all night.
Hubble discovers new moon for Neptune
July 16, 2013, 9:33 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The tiny moon makes a complete orbit around Neptune every 23 hours.
Artist envisions NYC on other planets
May 21, 2013, 2 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
In hopes of inspiring others to appreciate Earth, Nickolay Lamm transplanted the Big Apple to all of the planets in our solar system.
How to spot Neptune in the night sky on Aug. 24
August 23, 2012, 7:16 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
Binoculars or a small telescope is all skygazers will need to spot the tiny blue-green disk in the night sky.
10 spectacular moons in our solar system
December 14, 2011, 9:30 a.m. by Katherine Butler
Experts estimate that there are as many as 170 moons orbiting the eight planets of our section of the galaxy. Here's our look at some of the beautiful, bold and essentially unexplained moons of our solar system.
Hubble telescope snaps spectacular new photos of Neptune
July 13, 2011, 11:06 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
Clouds of methane ice crystals are found hovering over Neptune's northern and southern hemispheres.
Neptune nears end of first orbit since its discovery in 1846
August 19, 2010, 5:17 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
Coincidentally, opposition also fell on Aug. 20, 1846.