December 2020 Bonus Content

Access the December 2020 Bonus Content.

BBC Sky at Night Magazine December 2020 Bonus Content

Virtual Planetarium

Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through December 2020’s night-sky highlights.


Interview: Wallace Arthur

We speak to biologist Wallace Arthur about why he believes life could be flourishing throughout the Universe.

DIY Astronomy

Download extra guides to help with this month’s project.

Download (zip)

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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