Things are looking up for stargazers as we start edging into the darker nights of August which should (if the weather falls in our favour) provide greater opportunity to spot stars and planets. It’s also a peak month for meteor watching as the Perseids stream into our atmosphere for our annual encounter with the remnants of comet, Swift-Tuttle. Continue reading
March is an exciting month this year to marvel at the wonders of the sky both day and night.
A New Year – a great opportunity to see some familiar sights in the sky and perhaps some that are new to you as well.
Look up at the night sky this November and you’ll see the grandeur of space.
In this post, read about what you can see in the night-time sky from Glasgow and the UK this October. Plus, you can find out the sunrise and sunset times, the phases of the Moon and an opportunity to witness a partial penumbral lunar eclipse from Glasgow.
September is already upon us and there’s a feast of activity to catch by gazing skywards!
Watching the sky this August could seriously make you go ‘wow’! From fascinating clouds during the day, to scintilating stars and the Persied Meteor Shower at night.
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.
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).
A new year and another journey around the Sun begins.