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  • 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
  • The Challenge of Megaconstellations

    The Challenge of Megaconstellations

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    In May 2022, the Federation of Astronomical Societies held an online webinar discussing the impact of “mega-constellations”, artificial satellites that will number tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands in low-Earth orbit […]

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    The Challenge of Megaconstellations
  • Nominate an organisation to receive a telescope from Scopes4SEN

    Nominate an organisation to receive a telescope from Scopes4SEN

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    About Scopes4SEN Scopes4SEN donates telescopes to organisations that support children with special educational needs and vulnerable persons, as well as home-schooling SEN families. Patrick Poitevin runs the charity and is […]

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    Nominate an organisation to receive a telescope from Scopes4SEN
  • How to see the Geminids meteor shower

    How to see the Geminids meteor shower

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    Each year, the lovely, colourful Geminids meteor shower is visible from the 3rd to the 16th December 2021. The display reaches its peak in the UK during the early hours […]

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    How to see the Geminids meteor shower
  • Astronomy gift ideas for Christmas

    Astronomy gift ideas for Christmas

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    From beginners telescopes and accessories to stargazing experience vouchers and getaways, here we offer some of the best astronomy gifts to give to enthusiastic stargazers, both young and older, for […]

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    Astronomy gift ideas for Christmas
  • Best places to see the Aurora in the UK

    Best places to see the Aurora in the UK

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    The best places to see the aurora in the UK are Scotland, Northern England, Northern Wales and Northern Ireland. The further North you are, the more likely you are to […]

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    Best places to see the Aurora in the UK
  • Under One Sky 2021 – Global Dark Skies Conference

    Under One Sky 2021 – Global Dark Skies Conference

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    Join the International Dark-Sky Association for Under One Sky 2021 – a 24-hour virtual event that will leave you feeling inspired and empowered to combat light pollution in your community. […]

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    Under One Sky 2021 – Global Dark Skies Conference
  • 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

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