Astronomy News

Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:20pm

NuSTAR is the first scope capable of capturing images of high-energy X-rays

 

Earth mass planet uncovered around nearby star
Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:10pm

Astronomers using a telescope at the La Silla observatory, in Chile, claim to have discovered an approximately one Earth mass planet orbiting the nearby star Alpha Centauri B. The planet, known as Alpha Centauri Bb, speeds around its parent star in 3.2 days and occupies an orbit that is far closer to Alpha Centauri B than Mercury is to our own Sun.

After two month's on Mars, we look at the rover's greatest discoveries so far
Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:29am

After two month's on Mars, we look at the rover's greatest discoveries so far

Celebrate World Space Week
Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:50am

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The rover has sent back the first ever imagesfrom Mars that show this type of ge
Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:09pm

The rover has sent back the first ever images from Mars that show this type of geological feature

New research presents more evidence for lithopanspermia
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:19am

New research presents more evidence for lithopanspermia theory

The winning images from this year's competition
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:53pm

The winning images from this year's competition

All the news from last night's awards ceremony
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:29pm

All the news from last night's awards ceremony

The Plough startrails
Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:23pm

Sky at Night Magazine's features editor Will Gater gives his imaging tips

Patrick Moore selects another 50 objects for his latest observing challenge
Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:44pm

Patrick Moore selects another 50 objects for his latest observing challenge

Watch the latest timelapse film from acclaimed astrophotographer Miguel Claro
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:30am

Watch the latest timelapse film from acclaimed astrophotographer Miguel Claro

The sale will take place in Folkestone this September
Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:40pm

The sale will take place in Folkestone this September

Young people join forces to create a vision of the future
Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:39pm

Young people join forces to create a vision of the future

After its historic transit, Venus hits the headlines once again
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:39pm

After its historic transit, Venus hits the headlines once again

Follow these essential steps and start astro imaging today
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:11am

Follow these essential steps and start astro imaging today

Will Gater reports from the Norman Lockyer Observatory
Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:57am

Will Gater reports from the Norman Lockyer Observatory

A new astronomy show launches for 2013
Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:22am

A new astronomy show launches for 2013

Six ways to make the most of this summer's most exciting cosmic display
Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:28am

Six ways to make the most of this summer's most exciting cosmic display

Small stars are sucking energy from their giant counterparts
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:25pm

Small stars are sucking energy from their giant counterparts

Ancient meteorites reveal the earliest moments of our Solar System
Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:58am

Scientists have discovered evidence of chemical processes over 4.6 billion years old

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