The Sky at Night

The Sky at Night

Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky. From comets to quasars, there is always something fascinating to discuss in the Universe.

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Venus video vaults

Venus video vaults
The second planet from the Sun has surface pressures over 90 times higher than the Earth's and a super thick atmosphere mainly composed of CO2.

ESA's Venus Express

ESA's Venus Express
The Venus Express spacecraft was built in just 33 months and successfully orbited Venus for over eight years, revealing the planet's secrets like never before.

25 years of Hubble discoveries

25 years of Hubble discoveries
NASA's orbiting space telescope is one of the most powerful scientific instruments ever conceived, revolutionising our understanding of the Universe and our place within it.

iCalendar 2015 and astro guides

iCalendar 2015 and astro guides
Stargazing Live calendar alerts for mobile, Mac and PC to stay informed throughout the astronomical year - written by our very own Pete Lawrence.

Make a solar filter

Make a solar filter

Pete Lawrence shows you how to make a solar filter for your telescope. Remember, always be careful when observing the Sun.

Pete Lawrence's Moon guides

Pete Lawrence's Moon guides

All the information you need to spot the Moon's seas, craters and mountains - with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Also available as PDFs.

Join our photo group

Stargazing Live photo group

Share images, inspiration and tips with fellow photographers

Life without the Moon

Life without the Moon

Maggie Aderin-Pocock asks: Does it matter that the Moon is moving away from us?

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