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. Continue reading
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).
February – love is in the air and the stars are shining bright.
A new year and another journey around the Sun begins.
Geminid meteor shower; Jupiter and Aldebaron dancing; the ‘end of the world’ and the December solstice – can the month get any more exciting for skygazers!?