Events

The latest astronomy events from around the country.

News
The observatory will monitor a billion stars over five years
The observatory will monitor a billion stars over five years. Already the mission has detected...
These hard to spot galaxies could unlock the mystery of galaxy formation
Galaxy cluster collision shockwaves bring radio emission cloud back to life
A study of a galaxy cluster 1.6 billion lightyears away has revealed the re-energising power...
Magnetic waves oscillating in through the Sun may cause the huge temperatures
Magnetic waves oscillating in through the Sun may cause the huge temperatures
Detection of carbon brings scientists closer to origins of lunar lava eruptions
Samples of the lunar surface brought back by the Apollo missions initially revealed the remnants of...
Future space travel will rely on a new relationship between man and machine
New study could solve the mystery as to how Saturn and Jupiter formed
There is a discrepancy between current theories as to how the gas giants in our Solar System formed...
The extreme conditions may have helped kickstart life on other worlds
The extreme conditions may have also help kickstart life on other worlds
Our new celestial companions could help us understand how our Galaxy formed
'Catherine wheel' explosion discovered lurking behind the Milky Way
The discovery of a galactic collision that has formed a ring of light close to home has shown that...
Equipment Review

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

Borg 89ED f/4.3 astrograph
Magazine verdict: 4/5
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A generous field of view and high resolution make the 490EX easy to use
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 Aug 18, 2015 10:50am

It's always worth keeping an eye on the latest astronomy products as they are released, seeking out the newest and best scopes, mounts and cameras. However, as far as Paul Money is concerned, quality products will always endure.

Chris Bramley's picture
Fri Jun 26, 2015 2:51pm

An artistic vision of space at BREESE LITTLE gallery provides great insight ahead of judging the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition  

Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:43pm

The rapid speed of technological advancement continues to make life easier for astrophotographers everywhere. But, as Paul Money discovers, keeping up with progress is not always easy in the modern age.

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 make a solar projection screen
'How To' Guide

Record features moving across the face of the Sun with this simple device

Turn a redundant SLR lens into a champion accessory
'How To' Guide

Turn a redundant SLR lens into a champion accessory.

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