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For a truly memorable gift a stargazing experience makes for an awesome present for anyone interested in astronomy! Getting away from our light polluted skies to somewhere truly dark can be quite an adventure! It’s great fun to explore the Universe with the help of experienced astronomers and large telescopes. These events are suitable forRead More
The annual Geminid meteor shower takes place from 4th December to the 16th December with peak activity on the evening of the 13th December through to the morning of 14th December. This particular meteor shower is well known for putting on a good show compared to others with the potential of seeing up to 120Read More
Surprise your favourite astronomer and give them something astronomical this Christmas! Here are some ideas and suggestions of presents to give to enthusiastic stargazers, both young and old, for Christmas 2018 including the best telescope to buy for beginners (including children), astronomy books, stargazing experience vouchers and stocking fillers! If you have any questions orRead More
The National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019 takes place from 15th February through to 3rd March and features numerous astronomical related activities and events celebrating the dark skies that can be found over the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales and South Downs. We’re featuring a selection of events from this festival which include practicalRead More
Ordnance Survey are organising a nationwide “GetOutside Day” on the 30th September 2018 and what better way of enjoying the natural outdoors than to go stargazing! The skies on this date will be dark until around 23:30pm when a bright moon will rise in the East so if you are planning a day out youRead More