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Why aren’t the stars visible in pictures of astronauts on spacewalks?
We answer the question of why the stars are hidden in pictures taken from space
If you put all of the stars in the night sky together, how bright would Earth’s sky be?
What would happen if a wave of a magic wand put all the stars together in the night sky?
When was Polaris first discovered as the North Star?
Has Polaris always been known as the North Star?
Why do some planets appear to move backwards through the sky?
You might not be aware, but planets can gradually change direction in the sky. We find out why
Perseid meteor shower 2019: when, where and how to see it
Spectators can expect to see between 10-15 Perseids per hour or maybe slightly more at the peak
Could Jupiter get a new red spot?
We find out if it’s possible for the gas giant to grow another of its famous red blemishes
What’s the heaviest star cluster?
We find out who’s the heftiest stellar family of them all
What would it be like to live in a globular cluster?
Astronomer’s paradise or a light pollution hell? We reposition our Solar System to find out
How much of the universe does the Milky Way block us seeing?
Does the Milky Way block our view of stars in the night sky?
What is absolute and apparent magnitude?
How do we measure the brightness of objects in the night sky?
Falling satellite: Watch Tiangong-1 plummet through the Earth’s atmosphere
China’s first-ever space laboratory has been predicted to fall to Earth as early as this week, according to Chinese space agency officials
Why do stars appear to twinkle in the night sky?
National Space Centre expert Megan Whewell answers this question for us.
NIGHT SKY: Where and when to catch the Quadrantid meteor shower
Get ready for the first meteor shower of 2018!
How do light pollution filters work?
We take a look at how these filters can be a saviour for astronomers battling light pollution
NIGHT SKY: Don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend!
The Perseid meteor shower, which makes its appearance every year in Earth’s sky, reaches its peak with up to 100 meteors per hour expected
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Watch NOW: ‘April Fool’s Day’ comet swings by Earth
Join Slooh as Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak makes its close approach
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NIGHT SKY: Where and when to catch the Orionid meteor shower
Be prepared for the return of the Orionids as they reach their peak