September is already upon us and there’s a feast of activity to catch by gazing skywards! Continue reading
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.
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.
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.
Last observed in 2004, the transit of the planet Venus will be one of, if not, the, astronomy event of 2012.
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!