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Submitted by Iain Todd
Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:05am

Iain Todd reviews The Last Man On The Moon; a film about Eugene Cernan's final journey to the lunar surface.

Submitted by Paul Money
Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:00pm

Smart phones are increasingly becoming the 'go to' option for mount control, writes BBC Sky at Night Magazine reviews editor Paul Money.

Submitted by Paul Money
Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:27pm

Astronomers who use refractors today have much to be thankful for, writes BBC Sky at Night Magazine reviews editor Paul Money.

Submitted by Paul Money
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:03pm

This month's kit has left BBC Sky at Night Magazine reviews editor Paul Money in awe of new technologies that continue to improve how we view and image the sky.

Submitted by Paul Money
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:43pm

The new year brings with it much to make astronomers happy, writes Paul Money: new Stargazing LIVE, a new calendar of observing and, most importantly, newcomers to astronomy!

Submitted by Iain Todd
Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:30pm

Yesterday evening the Great Hall in the Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, was packed as a full house gathered for the inaugural Colin Pillinger Memorial Talk, entitled ‘An Hour On The Moon’.

Submitted by Paul Money
Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:28pm

Paul Money discusses the ailment that grips many an amateur astronomer at this time of year: aperture fever!

Submitted by Paul Money
Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:58pm

Astronomers today have a plethora of high quality telescopes and mounts available at their fingertips. However, as Paul Money reveals, even the best pieces of kit can be wasted if you overlook that all-important eyepiece.

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