We find out if a range of filters can really improve your observing and imaging sessions
We take a look at what astronomer Isaac Newton was able to see through his homemade telescope back in 1668
Has Polaris always been known as the North Star?
The night sky can be a puzzling place to stand under
We find out if it’s easy to spot the chunks of space rock that litter our Solar System
Josh Barker from the National Space Centre answers this question for us
What’s the minimum kit required to enjoy the night sky?
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?
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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
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