Events

The latest astronomy events from around the country.

News
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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
Clouds of cyanide could increase hope of finding life elsewhere in the Galaxy
Clouds of cyanide could increase hope of finding life elsewhere in the Galaxy
The Moon's isotopic 'fingerprint' may show how the body formed
The Moon's isotopic 'fingerprint' may show how the body formed
How did Patrick Moore bring The Sky at Night to our screens?
How did Patrick Moore bring The Sky at Night to our screens?
Mysterious substance that doesn't interact with light doesn't interact with itse
Mysterious substance that doesn't interact with light doesn't interact with itself, either
The mission will test technology to deflect NEOs and take humans to Mars
The mission will test technology to deflect NEOs and take humans to Mars
Biologicially useful nitrogen could indicate a habitable past for the Red Planet
Biologicially useful nitrogen could indicate a habitable past for the Red Planet
The programme provided the foundation of modern spaceflight procedure
The programme provided the foundation of modern spaceflight procedure
Ripples in the galactic disc could increase Milky Way's size by up to 50 per cen
Ripples in the galactic disc could increase Milky Way's size by up to 50 per cent
For two minutes the Faroe Islands managed to peek totality through the clouds.
For two minutes the Faroe Islands managed to peek totality through the clouds.
Three more eclipses are due before 2020 providing a great view of this natural phenomenon
A partial solar eclipse will be visible on 20 March, so make sure you know where
A partial solar eclipse will be visible on 20 March, so make sure you know where to look.
In 1965 Alexi Leonov became the first human to depart a spacecraft while in orbi
In 1965, Alexi Leonov became the first human to exit an orbiting spacecraft
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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