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SPONSORED: See more of the night sky with the Atik Infinity
Want a camera that breaks the barrier between visual observing and astrophotography? Step this way…
SPONSORED: Don’t miss the Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival!
To be held in early September, you can now book your slot for a weekend full of stargazing
Source of mysterious ‘fast radio burst’ revealed for the first time
“Now we can do real astrophysical analysis on the burst source and the galaxy that harbours it,” says James Cordes of Cornell University
Watch LIVE: The rise of the largest supermoon in almost 70 years
Wherever you are in the world, don’t miss the closest and brightest Moon in nearly seven decades – courtesy of Slooh!
Astronomers find dwarf planet beyond orbit of Neptune
The new object is roughly 435 miles in size and has one of the largest orbits for a minor world
Which planets inside and outside of our Solar System were the last to be discovered from Earth?
We take a look at the answer to this question
Would we be able to see our galaxy’s black hole from a bird’s-eye view?
If we were able to send a spacecraft into a position to grab a bird’s-eye picture of our galaxy, would we able to see Sagittarius A*?
Why are Uranus’ moons named after Shakespearean characters?
We find out how the ice giant’s moons got their names
If we discovered another planet in our Solar System, what would we call it?
A new planet needs a name – but what we would we call it if it was found in our Solar System?
All About Space issue 30 free preview!
We come face-to-face with Uranus’ many mysteries in the latest issue of All About Space
What type of telescope is best for viewing the Andromeda galaxy?
Want to observe our closest spiral galaxy? Read on to find out how you can
BBC Stargazing LIVE Part 4: 5 amazing night sky sights
Has BBC Stargazing LIVE left you itching to get out there and observe the heavens? Then get your binoculars, telescopes and imaging equipment at the ready and see how many of these night sky gems you can spot!
Seeking life on Europa: All About Space issue 15 free preview
Find out what you’ll be reading in the latest issue of All About Space, on sale today!
If the universe is so cold, why do some space telescopes need to be cooled?
Why do spacecraft need to keep themselves at a low temperature to function properly?