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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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.

How do telescopes work?

How do telescopes work?

What's the differences between refractor, reflector and radio telescopes? Find out about the principles behind each in this illustrated guide.

Fastest stars in the Universe

Fastest stars in the Universe

The stars may appear to be unmoving celestial fixtures, but they're actually zipping through the cosmos at enormous speeds.

Why are we obsessed with Mars?

Why are we obsessed with Mars?

Our perception of the Red Planet may have changed over the years, but we still can't get enough of our rusty neighbour.

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Top five Sky at Night moments

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Prof Chris Lintott's favourite episodes and classic moments

Tim Peake: How to be an Astronaut

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake

Horizon's intimate portrait of the man behind the visor

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