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  • How to see the Orionids Meteor Shower

    How to see the Orionids Meteor Shower

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    “Waaaooow, did you see that beast? An amazing long tail with sparkles coming off it!?” — a typical response from someone who’s spotted an Orionid meteor! The Orionids meteor shower […]

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    How to see the Orionids Meteor Shower
  • Stargazer’s guide to the Dark Skies of Britain and Ireland

    Stargazer’s guide to the Dark Skies of Britain and Ireland

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    Join expert author Tiffany Francis-Baker on a night-time journey around Britain and Ireland as she reveals the best places for stargazing. This guide is an excellent complement to our website […]

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    Stargazer’s guide to the Dark Skies of Britain and Ireland
  • Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021

    Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021

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    Now in its fifth year, the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival brings together a variety of events to celebrate the fabulous starry skies above Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve. Events range from […]

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    Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021
  • How to see the Perseid meteor shower

    How to see the Perseid meteor shower

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    The annual Perseids meteor shower is possibly the one most eagerly anticipated by astronomers. For several years they have resulted in a great show with dozens of bright meteors being […]

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    How to see the Perseid meteor shower
  • How to see noctilucent clouds in Summer 2021

    How to see noctilucent clouds in Summer 2021

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    Noctilucent (night-shining) clouds can be seen during the months of June and July. They are an exceptional phenomenon that occurs between sunset and sunrise. Look towards the north for electric-blue […]

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    How to see noctilucent clouds in Summer 2021
  • Solarcan pin-hole camera

    Solarcan pin-hole camera

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    Solarcan is a pin-hole camera that captures the Sun’s path across the sky over a period of days, months or years (you decide!). The images they form can be spectacular! […]

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    Solarcan pin-hole camera
  • How to see the solar eclipse on 10th June 2021

    How to see the solar eclipse on 10th June 2021

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    A partial solar eclipse will be visible from the United Kingdom on the 10th of June, 2021. The Moon will pass in front of the Sun, partially blocking it — […]

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    How to see the solar eclipse on 10th June 2021
  • Astronomy’s big questions with Chris Lintott

    Astronomy’s big questions with Chris Lintott

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    We were thrilled to have BBC Sky at Night presenter Chris Lintott give a talk to our Go Stargazing community! Chris gave us a fascinating update as to where astronomers […]

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    Astronomy’s big questions with Chris Lintott
  • North York Moors Dark Skies Fringe Festival 2020

    North York Moors Dark Skies Fringe Festival 2020

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    The dark skies above the North York Moors offer a lot to celebrate and a variety of stargazing events taking place as part of this half-term festival offers lots of […]

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    North York Moors Dark Skies Fringe Festival 2020

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