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Astronomer Damian Peach won Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 with this stunning image of Jupiter and its moons Io and Ganymede. Paul Abel visits his home in Selsey to find out why the planets inspire him.
Astronaut Piers Sellers tells Sir Patrick Moore and Dr Chris Lintott what its like to take a ride on the space shuttle.
Jon Culshaw, Dr Lucie Green and Pete Lawrence travel to North Norway to see the Northern Lights.
In 1960, a young Patrick Moore made this Sky at Night programme about Herschels discovery of the planet Uranus.
In 2010 The Sky at Night filmed astronaut Piers Sellers space training for his last coming shuttle mission.
In 1960 Patrick made this Sky at Night about the Moon.
The constellation of Orion is very distinctive in the winter sky. Dr Chris Lintott guides us to the stars that make up Orion the Hunter.
The constellation of Orion has some of the most famous and delectable nebulae for astronomers to look at in the winter sky. Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us to the jewels of Orion.
Dr Chris Lintott takes us on a tour of Ursa Major, otherwise known as the Great Bear.
Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel tell the astronomical story of Mizar and Alcor.
Paul Abel and Sir Patrick Moore discuss the legends inspired by Ursa Major and the Plough.
Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel discuss the recent rare conjunction of the planets Jupiter and Uranus.
The variable star Mira was at its brightest the night Pete Lawrence and the team were looking for comet Hartley 2. Pete took time out to look at the star and tell us about it.
Sir Patrick Moore dons a gold nose and becomes Tycho Brahe, the famous Danish astronomer, who witnessed a supernova in 1572.
On 16th October, whilst filming comet Hartley 2, planetary astronomer Damian Peach looked through Sir Patricks 15 inch telescope, to observe a transit of Jupiter.