The night sky this week is still all about the planets but if you’re quick, you can still spot some deep sky objects before the Moon gets too bright.
The night sky this week will be dominated by the Moon, so it’s a good time to get out and appreciate the planets that are getting into a more favourable position for viewing.
103 years ago today, New Zealand and Australian troops landed at Gallipoli in World War 1. We have a look at what the night sky may have looked like in the early hours before the landings on 25th April 1915.
The night sky this week will see the reappearance of the Moon and the Planets will be in a more favourable position for viewing.
This short video shows how to find the fantastic globular cluster, NGC 2808. This glob is one of the most massive surrounding our galaxy.
This week, the night sky is dominated by the lunar eclipse in the early morning of 1 February. There’s also some great clusters to check out while you’re enjoying the show from the Moon.
We’ve been really enjoying observing 47 Tucanae lately, so here’s a short video to help you find this wonderful globular cluster.
The short video will show how o find the globular cluster NGC 4833
The next week is going to be overshadowed by the Moon a bit so it’s the perfect opportunity to do some Moon observing. There’s also a good chance to spot some interesting globular clusters.
Globular Clusters are a fascinating objects to view and can be easily seen with binoculars, they are groups of ancient stars huddled together and orbiting the central bulge of our galaxy.