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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
  • 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
  • How and when to see comet NEOWISE from the UK

    How and when to see comet NEOWISE from the UK

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    Image used with kind permission from Darren Musgrove When is the best time to see comet NEOWISE? Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, to give its full designation, will be visible in […]

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    How and when to see comet NEOWISE from the UK
  • This year’s noctilucent cloud season is here!

    This year’s noctilucent cloud season is here!

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    It’s the beginning of June 2020 and the noctilucent cloud season has started! If you were asked in a family Zoom pub quiz to think of some famous arch-enemies who […]

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    This year’s noctilucent cloud season is here!
  • How Astro-Tourism can help your business recover from the pandemic

    How Astro-Tourism can help your business recover from the pandemic

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    The coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard, in particular tourist destinations and accommodation providers. So we want to share some ideas about how Astro-tourism could be of significant help to […]

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    How Astro-Tourism can help your business recover from the pandemic

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