This is all about our Sun, Solar System and our Galaxy and how they all fit together.
It would be ironic to discover life on Venus before we found out about it on Mars but scientists insist for now that is “just phosphine”.
Find out what’s in the night sky in September 2020 with Hari, Sam from the South and Peter Detterline form the Northern Hemisphere. Why bother with space · 2020 September Star Safari
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This short video shows you how to find the constellation of Sagittarius.
To find Matariki you have to get up before dawn and catch this beautiful cluster rising just before the Sun. The sky will be brighter because of the approaching dawn so Matariki can be tricky to spot if you don’t know where to look. This video shows you how to find Matariki.
In this little video we’ll show you how to find the beautiful Sombrero Galaxy. This is easy to spot and is a very distinctive looking galaxy. The galaxy is about 28 million light years away near the constellation of Corvus. We start by showing you how to find Corvus and assume you already know how to find the Southern Cross. If you don’t know how to find the Southern Cross then watch our video called “How to Find The Southern Cross”. Try this out and let us know if you found the Sombrero Galaxy.
With this video you will be able to find a star that is possibly in a binary pair with a black hole. It’s 1000 light years away and is the closest black hole to us.
This is a fly around of the area of Mars that the Perseverance rover will operate in.
The International Asteroid Day is observed every year on 30th of Jun. What prompted this and who is watching over us?
The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was set up in 1959 to govern the exploration and the use of space for the benefit of all humanity.
The first human steps on the Moon were fifty years ago today. What an amazing achievement and a moment that brought the world together.
A partial lunar eclipse occurring on the 16-17 July 2019 coincides with the 50 years anniversary of Apollo 11 launching to the Moon. What doest that mean?
50 years ago Apollo 9 launched and carried three crew members around the Earth for ten days testing the spacecraft and systems that would ultimately take people to the Moon.
News from space in January and February 2019
Telescopes are our window into the universe but they can also burn a big hole in your wallet and be a huge source of frustration if you don’t get the right one.
Heres a quick look at some concepts around astrophotography to get you started.
Holly McClelland makes a great pledge for using solar glasses even when we don’t look at eclipses.
Often when people go and buy their first telescope they don’t think much about the mount, they tend to focus more on the capabilities of the telescope itself.