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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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Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:18pm

A description of the basic types of mount most commonly used for both visual and imaging purposes.

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Submitted by Graham Southorn
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:05pm

The March issue of Sky at Night Magazine has an incredible free gift. It's a 24-page guide to every episode of The Sky at Night TV programme, from April 1957 to the 700th episode in March 2011.

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Submitted by Pete Lawrence
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:27pm

When the weather's been bad, as it has been lately, it gives amateur astronomers the chance to catch up on sleep, hone their image processing skills and reconnect with the daylight world.

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