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Astronomy News

Podcast: The aurora from the ISS (NASA)
Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:23pm

NASA astronaut Don Pettit discusses what it's like to see the aurora from the International Space Station

Stargazing LIVE 2013 from Taunton Racecourse
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:54pm

Hundreds turned out to discover the wonders of the Universe - despite the weather

This stunning eruption occured in August 2012
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:58pm

Belgian astronomers compile a list of the Sun's most exciting moments

Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:40pm

The latest news from the International Astronomy Show

The Sky at Night producer remembers Patrick Moore
Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:49pm

The Sky at Night producer remembers what it was like to work with Patrick Moore on making the monthly astronomy programme

Send us your stories and memories
Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:12pm

Send us your stories and memories

In memory of Patrick Moore
Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:52am

 

 

The spacecraft reveals dramatic weather changes on Saturn's largest moon
Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:03pm

The spacecraft reveals dramatic weather changes on Saturn's largest moon.

 

Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:38pm

The Astronomer Royal discusses his latest lecture event

The SpaceX entrepreneur speaks at London's Royal Aeronautical Society
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:55am

The SpaceX entrepreneur speaks at London's Royal Aeronautical Society

Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:54am

The latest news from the International Astronomy Show

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

The world's largest public space event

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

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