Here’s a quick video to help you find Matariki. You’ll have to get up early in the morning to catch this fantastic cluster in the sky just before dawn.
This is the fourth video in the series and looks at the area between the Southern Cross and the Diamond Cross, along the Milky Way, in the Southern Sky. You’ll need binoculars to see the objects in this video.
This is the follow on video from Parts 1 and 2 and looks at the bit of sky between the Southern region and Orion, specifically between the False Cross and Sirius. You’ll also learn how to find M41 and M79.
This is the second video in a series to help you find your way around the Southern Sky at night. This video concentrates on the area between the Southern Cross and the Magellanic Clouds.
A quick video to show the basics of finding stuff in the night sky, no telescopes or binoculars required, just your eyes. This is part 1 so it’s just the basics of a few bright stars and two constellations in the Southern Sky.
Just by the False Cross in the Southern Sky are the two beautiful clusters Omicron Velorum and NGC 2516. These are very easy to find, you just have to navigate from the Southern Cross to the False Cross.
This is a short video on how to find the Sculptor Galaxy in the Southern Sky. This is a beautiful and bright galaxy that is well worth a look at.
Some interesting news about space in the last week.
A really quick round up of the week in space including a black hole swallowing a star, the Mars dust storm and Hayabusa’s journey to Ryugu.
A summary of the week in space in a minute. This week it was the return of Expedition 55 from the International Space Station, a meteorite puts on a display over Botswana and SOFIA arrives in New Zealand.
Vesta is at opposition in June and will be easy to spot with binoculars.
The week in space includes the launch of the Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket, the planned helicopter for Mars and the BepiColombo mission is getting closer to launch.
A short video of some highlights of the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere from 11 May 2018.
A short video highlighting some of the events in the last week in space, including this morning’s launch of Mars InSight.
This short video has a look at the current missions that are either on Mars or whizzing around it.
A wrap up of interesting space related news over the last week.
This short video will show you how to easily find the Sombrero Galaxy
This short video shows how to find the beautiful double star called 145 Canis Majoris, or sometimes known as the Winter Albireo.
This short video shows how to find the galaxy, Centaurus A, which is also known as NGC 5128. This galaxy is very bright and should be easy to spot.
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 short video will help you find the Blue Planetary Nebula, NGC 3918, which is near the Southern Cross.