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.

Top five Sky at Night moments

Top five Sky at Night moments

The Sky at Night has seen some incredible things during its 59 years. Prof Chris Lintott reveals his favourite episodes and moments on the BBC TV Blog.

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.

Other volcanoes of the Solar System

Other volcanoes of the Solar System

The more we explore the Solar System, the more we find a wide variety of volcanoes, some of which dwarf those here on Earth.

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