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Submitted by Chris Bramley
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:57pm

There are many names for full Moons, and just as many reasons behind them

Pete Lawrence's picture
Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Tue Aug 02, 2011 3:45pm

Comet Garradd passes the globular cluster, M15 in the constellation of Pegasus during the first few days of August 2011. Here's how to find it and what it should look like.

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Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:52pm

Love them or loathe them, artificial satellites aren't going to go away. So why not make the most of them by enjoying some of the amazing effects they can produce. In this blog entry, I'll show you how to see one of the most spectacular events of all - an Iridium Flare.

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Submitted by Graham Southorn
Thu May 19, 2011 12:56pm

Learned men of science and astronomy take a voyage into the cosmos

Pete Lawrence's picture
Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Fri May 13, 2011 6:46pm

If you're having trouble spotting the dawn planets in the May sky, don't worry - you're not alone!

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Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:29pm

Why lunar mosaics are popular in the spring.

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Submitted by Graham Southorn
Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:27pm

Beginners astronomy events are increasingly popular, thanks to tie-ups between local astronomy groups and conservation organisations

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Submitted by Graham Southorn
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:22pm

The National Trust star parties held at Tyntesfield near Bristol are bringing a new audience to amateur astronomy.

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