Here’s where you’ll find help to get the most out of the night sky. There’s in-depth advice on how to hunt down spectacular sights with your scope, tools to plan your observing time with, and a field of view calculator to help you choose what equipment to use.
This interactive planetarium shows what the planets and constellations currently look like above the UK. It can be set to any time and location you want.
Use this calculator to get a feel for the size of view that different combinations of telescope and eyepiece or camera will give you.
This handy tool will show you the Moon's phase for any date and time you choose, plus other useful information like its location in the sky and its angular diameter.
If you’re interested in stargazing, then our observing guides provide you with all the information you need to hunt down the most spectacular night sky sights.
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