Being our next-door neighbour, can we grab stunning views of the surface of Venus?
You might not be aware, but planets can gradually change direction in the sky. We find out why
Light pollution is the astronomer’s enemy but we know how you can avoid it
Both imagers can give you great shots of night sky targets but which one is the best?
We find out what you’d be able to see if you were a Martian stargazer
It’s a term used by astronomers, but what does it mean?
We take a look at how this beautiful twilight feature is made
We give you a few pointers on how to start sketching the objects you see through your telescope
We take a look at when the best time is to see this strange phenomenon
Want to observe our closest spiral galaxy? Read on to find out how you can
When the European Southern Observatory needs a star, it just creates its own
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We take a look to see if amateur astronomers are able to dabble in other wavelengths
We take a look inside the incredible McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope
Should you be taking extra care when using one of these specialist telescopes?
You get more than what you pay for with this excellent achromatic refractor
We take a look at the people who took the first astronomical recordings
Take a look at how the unusual telescopes that comprise MAGIC work
We take a look at the biggest optical telescope of them all
Read on to learn more about the peculiar life of the last great naked eye astronomer
Is it possible to catch the Southern Hemisphere’s Magellanic Clouds at the furthest northern latitude?