March 2021 Bonus Content

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Virtual Planetarium

Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through this month’s night-sky highlights

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Interview: SPHEREx

NASA scientist Jamie Bock discusses a new mission that will track the history and evolution of the Universe.


DIY Astronomy

Download extra images and a diagram to help you with this month’s DIY Astronomy project. If you are having trouble downloading the zip from the link below, right-click on the link and then select ‘open in new tab’.

Download (zip)


Audio preview: Lucy In The Sky

Download and listen to an extract from author Lucy Hawking’s podcast about the state of the  spaceflight industry.

Download (wav)


Binocular and deep-sky tours

Download this month’s binocular and deep-sky tour charts. The charts are printed in black on white so they can be viewed under red light at your telescope.

Binocular Tour (PDF)

Deep-Sky Tour (PDF)


Southern Sky Chart

Download our sky chart for observers in the southern hemisphere.

Download (PDF)


Observing forms

Record your observations of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Venus and the Sun with our handy printable forms.

If you observe the Sun, remember NEVER to look at it with your naked eye; either project it through your telescope or use a solar filter on your telescope’s front lens.

Jupiter (PDF)

Mars (PDF)

Saturn (PDF)

Venus (PDF)

The Sun (PDF)


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