The best places to see stars are the darkest places on the planet, like deserts and mountain tops. Recently, it has been discovered that Exmoor National Park, in south-west England, is one of the best places in the UK to see stars because it's so dark there at night. It's even been awarded special protection status. Find out more about this with Neil and Callum.
This week's question: how many moons has the biggest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, got? Is it:
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
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- light pollution
artificial light at night which makes the night sky lighter and means stars can't be seen very well
describes the way light from stars seems to shine strongly then weakly
an object which moves around a larger object in space
- star gazer
someone who enjoys looking at stars
- realm of opportunity
chances to explore a certain area of interest
- amateur astronomers
people who study the stars as a hobby