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Our ever popular Our Place in the Universe course returns in October 2014. Aimed at anyone who wants to discover more about astronomy, this ten week course is presented as […]

Our Place in the Universe Course

Our ever popular Our Place in the Universe course returns in October 2014. Aimed at anyone who wants to discover more about astronomy, this ten week course is presented as […]

October is an interesting month for astronomers as World Space Week falls from 4 October until 10 October and coincidentally it’s a good month for keen astronomers to take to […]

Stargazing in October

October is an interesting month for astronomers as World Space Week falls from 4 October until 10 October and coincidentally it’s a good month for keen astronomers to take to […]

The ancient Chinese thought they were stars inside a solar orb. The Aztecs thought their Sun god had pockmarks on his face. A Renaissance astronomer thought they were undiscovered planets. […]

All you need to know about Sunspots

The ancient Chinese thought they were stars inside a solar orb. The Aztecs thought their Sun god had pockmarks on his face. A Renaissance astronomer thought they were undiscovered planets. […]

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I have never met a child who is not fascinated by the stars.  Learning to find and recognise planets and constellations is the first step in what can be a […]

Night Sky Watcher Reviewed

I have never met a child who is not fascinated by the stars.  Learning to find and recognise planets and constellations is the first step in what can be a […]

When Percival Lowell began the search for “Planet X” little did he know the countless arguments he would cause and effectively how these would lead to a seemingly ever changing […]

New Horizons to Pluto

When Percival Lowell began the search for “Planet X” little did he know the countless arguments he would cause and effectively how these would lead to a seemingly ever changing […]

When we think of the constellations of this time of year, Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila and Hercules are first to come to mind. However there are other overlooked constellations out there, […]

Stargazing in September

When we think of the constellations of this time of year, Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila and Hercules are first to come to mind. However there are other overlooked constellations out there, […]