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Yesterday evening the Great Hall in the Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, was packed as a full house gathered for the inaugural Colin Pillinger Memorial Talk, entitled ‘An Hour On The Moon’.
Paul Money discusses the ailment that grips many an amateur astronomer at this time of year: aperture fever!
Astronomers today have a plethora of high quality telescopes and mounts available at their fingertips. However, as Paul Money reveals, even the best pieces of kit can be wasted if you overlook that all-important eyepiece.
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.
Winter nights provide a wealth of observing treasures, but they come at a price: sub-zero temperatures. Here’s how to beat the cold to enjoy the sky.
Written by Grant Privett.