It’s been an exciting few months at work and I have been making and even featuring in some videos to promote what we’re doing over the summer months and to explore some of the cool things we get to do generally. Continue reading
The passage of Venus across the Sun, as viewed from the Earth, was spectacular!
‘The Summer Triangle’ can be easily found in the evening sky over the summer months in the northern hemisphere.
Get ready for the astronomy highlight of the year and a rare, almost once-in-a-lifetime event – the transit of Venus is a must-witness skywatching experience.
The month of May brings with it increasingly longer hours of daylight which does make stargazing more tricky and for the real night owls amongst us who are prepared to stay up into the wee small hours; but there’s always something in the sky to more than justify the effort to look up regularly.
Last observed in 2004, the transit of the planet Venus will be one of, if not, the, astronomy event of 2012.
Get outdoors this month on a clear night and you’ll see Saturn, the Lyrids and stars aplenty including those that make up the constellation of Virgo…
If you’re anything like me and intrigued by what lies beyond our planet then you’re going to love these tools that will stimulate your interest further and allow you to navigate the sky!
Let’s take a closer look at the constellation of Leo.
The ‘twins’ are easily identified as two bright points of light close to each other.