Events

The latest astronomy events from around the country.

News
We look back at some of the magazine's best features over the past decade...
We look back at some of the magazine's best features over the past decade...
High volcanic activity might be behind wild temperature variation
High volcanic activity might be behind wild temperature variation
Telescopic camera captures Pluto's surface, including a possible polar cap
Telescopic camera captures Pluto's surface, including a possible polar cap
High-energy X-rays at the centre of the Milky Way stump NASA astronomers.
High-energy X-rays at the centre of the Milky Way stump NASA astronomers.
A planetary system has been found orbiting a star 54 lightyears away
A planetary system has been found orbiting a star 54 lightyears away  
Reactions in the early molecular clouds could have caused water formation
Chemical reactions in the early molecular clouds could have caused water formation even in the...
Observations have revealed a new connection between supernovas that produce gamm
New link found between supernovas that produce gamma rays and those that do not.
Milky Way analog galaxy, NGC 891. Colours show flares from groups of stars with
Thick disk galaxies contain young as well as old stars according to a new report, potentially...
Abell 1689, a large cluster of galaxies 2.3 billion light years away
Compact ellipticals found isolated from larger galaxy clusters
Cosmic 'tsunamis' caused by collisions cause bursts of star formation
Cosmic 'tsunamis' caused by collisions cause bursts of star formation
The observations looked at light reflected off the planet
The observations were the first to look at light reflected off the planet
Planetesimals form via collisions amongst the debris orbiting a star
Research points to the role of chondrules in Solar System development
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Observations show the end of galatic star formation begins at the core
Brines in the Martian soil may help extract water from the air
Brines in the Martian soil may help extract water from the air
Scientists have conducted a new analysis of meteorites to determine when Earth’s
New research proves crust formed 4.5 billion years ago
Soyuz flight VS11 lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 27 Marc
The Soyuz launched from French Guiana on 27 March
Equipment Review

Browse through our ever-growing archive of telescope and equipment reviews from the magazine.

Celestron NexStar Evolution 8
Magazine verdict: 5/5
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Mesu-Mount 200
Magazine verdict: 5/5
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Orion SkyQuest XX16g Dobsonian
Magazine verdict: 4/5
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The Complete Guide
We take deep-sky photography to the next level

Deep-sky astrophotography produces some of the most spectacular images in astronomy. It’s...

We introduce the art of deep-sky photography

Deep-sky astrophotography produces some of the most spectacular images in astronomy. It’s...

We show you how to capture stunning images of the Sun

Taking an image of the Sun gives you the opportunity to study a star close-up. Of course, there...

Columnists

Here’s where you’ll find articles by our columnists including Sir Patrick Moore, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Keith Hopcroft.

One of the Moon's lesser-known features comes under Patrick's scrutiny

Patrick looks at one of the Moon's most picturesque features, the Bay of Rainbows

Aridaeus is a small impact crater surrounded by rills systems

Poll

What should ESA do next?

On 12 November ESA will try to land Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as part of one of the agencies most daring missions, Rosetta. What big task should they try and tackle next?

ESA's Philae lander
Blogs
Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:34pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:38pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:26pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Astronomy for Beginners

Here’s where you’ll find observing guides, how-to articles and great astronomy hints and tips. Don’t forget to also check out our comprehensive astronomy dictionary.

'How To' Guide

 

How to use Norton's Star Atlas
'How To' Guide

A star atlas is a tool you shouldn’t be without. We reveal how to get the most out of one of the best atlases available.

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