The full moon on Monday will be the largest ever seen since 1948 as the satellite reaches its closest point to Earth to form what is known as a supermoon.
A 30-ton meteor - believed to be the world's second largest - was discovered in northern Argentina, a news report said Monday.
A total solar eclipse plunged parts of the Indonesian archipelago into eerie day-time darkness on Wednesday.
The largest space rock since the dramatic impact of a meteorite over Russia's Chelyabinsk two years ago burned up over the Atlantic almost unnoticed on February 6, reports said Wednesday.
Two US astronomers at a California university announced Wednesday they have found evidence of a ninth planet in the solar system.