This month sees a promising meteor shower, a wonderful opportunity to see the rocky, inner planets of our Solar System, and some of the most striking stars and constellations in our night sky.
This month sees the transition from winter to spring and is a great time to see the bright stars and constellations that both seasons have to offer.
This month provides a great chance to see a comet and watch Venus and Jupiter appear to move towards each other.
This month there is a chance to see all of the planets in our Solar System, as well as the Pleiades star cluster, Andromeda galaxy, and a comet!
December brings the winter solstice towards the end of the month, bringing the shortest day and longest night of the year. This marks the start of astronomical winter – and provides plenty of hours of darkness for stargazing!
The night skies of November are a great opportunity to see Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, two meteor showers, and a host of bright stars.
September brought that first icy night under the stars since March, and it’s always a mixed experience!
Some of the most beautiful sights in our night skies are visible through September, and if you can get away from the bright lights of towns and cities there are some real treats in store.
There’s a spectacular meteor shower, the chance to see the Moon passing close to all of the brighter planets of our Solar System, the Milky Way overhead and the possibility of noctilucent or ‘night shining’ clouds.
Look out for noctilucent clouds and possible meteors over the UK during the summer nights.