In this post, read about what you can see in the night-time sky from Glasgow and the UK this October. Plus, you can find out the sunrise and sunset times, the phases of the Moon and an opportunity to witness a partial penumbral lunar eclipse from Glasgow. Continue reading
September is already upon us and there’s a feast of activity to catch by gazing skywards!
Watching the sky this August could seriously make you go ‘wow’! From fascinating clouds during the day, to scintilating stars and the Persied Meteor Shower at night.
Watch the sky from Glasgow or elsewhere in the UK and you might catch a glimpse of the Summer Triangle, Scorpius and its brightest star, Antares or closer to Earth, eerie yet captivating Noctilucent clouds.
Gaze up to the sky this June from Glasgow and you could see the Summer Triangle, Noctilucent clouds or even the International Space Station.
A little bit slow this month getting a post about stargazing this May from Glasgow and the sunrise and moon phases information up, but better late than never!
Amazed and full of wonder of what is out there, we’ve all gazed up at one time or another, open-jawed and eyes wide-open and just gone ‘wow!’ Even the great astronomers and thinkers down the ages have done so – but some have managed to utter a few quite profound words too that capture that sense of astonishment.
Although it’s now officially Spring there’s still a wintry air about the UK so wrap up extra warm if you’re heading out stargazing this April!
Astronomy is something that captivates all of us as humans. Our natural curiosity leads our gaze upwards to the stars above and to wonder what else is out there. In this short blog post I’ve selected three perfect books about stargazing that are suitable for beginners but also valuable reminders to more experienced skygazers.
March skygazing will delight, captivate and on clear nights deliver great views of constellations and planets. The Sun continues to rise earlier each morning and set later each evening (albeit there’s a stutter when the clocks ‘spring’ forward overnight on the 30th into the 31st).