Happy New Year! Wondering what you can find when you look up to the sky this January 2015? Clear, cold winter nights provide an excellent opportunity for skygazing if you wrap up warm and get prepared. In this post, we’ll discover some of the top things to look out for if you cast your gaze upward this month. Continue reading
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).
Thinking of taking advantage of the dark skies now that it’s November? Great! Get out there and gaze upwards – how many of the millions of stars will you be able to see?
October already and stargazers will be chomping at the bit to get out and view the night sky as it gets darker earlier.
The annual Perseids meteor shower helps make August a fabulous month for skygazing!
July is a great time of year to watch the sky in the northern hemisphere. In this post, you can find out about the lunar phases, the planets, stars and some of the other things of interest in the sky this month.
The passage of Venus across the Sun, as viewed from the Earth, was spectacular!
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.
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…