Can you believe it’s May already!? Well, it is and even though the nights are lighter and shorter there’s still some stargazing to be done as the clouds part overhead. Or, if not at night – gaze up in wonder during the day at the patterns made by the clouds in the sky. Continue reading
Go stargazing in April 2014 and you’ll be rewarded with sensational sights of the cosmos, a partial glimpse of a total lunar eclipse and so on.
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!
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!
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).
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.
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.