News - Astronomy

Artemis, Apollo’s Twin Sister

September 11, 2019

We choose to go back to the Moon Along with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, NASA has announced plans to go back to the Moon – and this time it's to stay. The name of this...Read More

Apollo 11: 50 Years

July 11, 2019

Celebrating a defining moment in history On July 20 1969, the world waited with bated breath (600 million tuning in; a total of 1/5th of the population at the time) as Neil Armstrong descended...Read More

Happy Solstice!

June 18, 2019

The concept of solstices and equinoxes can sometimes be a little confusing but this blog and our Stories in the Sky show series helps break it down for you. Every year in June between the...Read More

Top Five Premium Stargazing Apps

May 29, 2019

Looking to take your stargazing to another level? Any space-loving backyard astronomer should have a trusted sky map to reference when stargazing or peering through the viewfinder of their...Read More

The Eta Aquarids – A Pre-Winter Sparkle

May 2, 2019

For those not averse to spending some early morning hours away from city lights under the stars, the early part of May might surprise with a pre-winter spectacle. At the time of writing, we are in...Read More

Flat Earth conspiracy

Flat Earth Conspiracy

April 26, 2019

There is a society of people who believe that Earth is flat, and that there is an elaborate hoax called the “Round Earth” doctrine. The Flat Earth Society believes, as scientists do, that we...Read More

Solar System Grand Tour Anniversary

April 11, 2019

LOOKING BACK 40 YEARS David Britten March 5th marked 40 years since the Voyager 1 flyby of Jupiter in 1979. This was a landmark accomplishment in space exploration. The sister craft Voyager 2...Read More