Image for Summer night sky highlights

Summer night sky highlights

Duration: 03:34

Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel discuss some of the highlights of summer night skies in the northern hemisphere. The summer months are an ideal time to view the Milky Way galaxy and to look at the constellation of Sagittarius which contains a pattern of stars that looks a bit like a teapot.

Available since: Thu 11 Aug 2011

Credits

Presenter
Patrick Moore
Presenter
Chris Lintott
Producer
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Presenter
Patrick Moore
Presenter
Chris Lintott
Producer
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer
William Lyons

This clip is from

The Sky at Night Star Birth

A look at new images of star-forming areas of our galaxy from the Herschel telescope.

First broadcast: 06 Jun 2010

Image for Star Birth Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss