Virtual Planetarium, January 2020
Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through January’s night-sky highlights in our new and improved Virtual Planetarium.
Interview: Prof Andrew Coates discusses the ExoMars rover
Listen to a chapter about astronomer Robert Stawell Ball’s 1881 Christmas lecture on the Sun, Moon and planets, delivered at the Royal Institution.
Clip provided courtesy of audible.co.uk
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.
Southern Sky Chart
Download this month’s sky chart for the southern hemisphere.
Download a table to help with this issue’s DIY Astronomy project.
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.