Events

The latest astronomy events from around the country.

News
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.
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
What's the best way to view the 20 March 2015 eclipse at home?
What's the best way to view the 20 March 2015 eclipse at home?
The 30 Arietis system, home to exoplanet 30 Arietis Bb, was previously thought t
The 30 Arietis system, home to exoplanet 30 Arietis Bb, was previously thought to be a triple star
The red planet may once have had more water than the Arctic Ocean
The red planet may once have had more water than the Arctic Ocean
ALMA dust discovery raises questions about galaxy formation in the early days of
ALMA dust discovery raises questions about the formation of early galaxies
Interdisciplinary team model a microbe that could survive the Saturnian moon's m
Interdisciplinary team model a microbe that could survive in seas of methane
The vehicles that helped launch Apollo are still going strong, five decades late
The vehicles that helped launch Apollo are still going strong, five decades later
Intermediate-mass black holes could be the key to supermassive black hole format
Intermediate-mass black holes could be the key step in their evolution
New technique is hailed as a major breakthrough for exogeology
New technique is hailed as a major breakthrough for exoplanet geology
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
Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:38pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:26pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:11am

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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