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Use these BBC Learning downloads, videos and articles to get hands-on with astronomy - there’s a whole Universe to explore.
What to look for in the night sky and when, with facts and beautiful photos (English and Welsh PDFs).
Stargazing alerts for PC, Mac and mobile to stay informed throughout the astronomical year.
Print out and keep these new star charts for the year ahead (PDF 0.7MB).
Refractors, reflectors and radio telescopes - find out how they let us see so far into space.
Most scientists accept that the Big Bang happened, but what's the evidence?
Like Earth it's a rocky planet with ice caps and seasons, so why does the Red Planet seem so lifeless?
The life of the Universe from the Big Bang to the distant future (PDF 0.9MB).
Interactive guide to taking photos using cameras, telescopes and webcams.
Inspiration for activities for event organisers (PDF 3.2MB).
Fun and interesting ways to host your very own star party with family and friends of all ages.
Buying a telecope for the first time? Then you need to read this (PDF 0.6MB).
With star maps and exciting facts about our stars and planets.
Step-by-step guide to building your own refractor telescope (PDF 0.3MB).
This beautiful animation explains how stars shine, why we're all made of star stuff, and much more.
In the search for life beyond Earth, why is the Red Planet still our greatest obsession?
Find out the difference between reflectors and refractors and work out which telescope could be right for you.
Mark shows you how to capture great images of space without using expensive kit.
There are hundreds of apps available for smartphones which can help you further explore the night sky. Take a look at this handy guide and get started! (PDF 1.1MB, Adobe Reader required).
There's a great range of computer apps that can further your astronomical investigations. This guide will show you a couple to get you started (PDF1.1MB, Adobe Reader required).