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Catch a Solstice ‘Ring of Fire’ Annular Solar Eclipse Over Africa and Asia This Weekend

Ready for the first solar eclipse of the year? This weekend sees one of the top draw astronomical events for…

5 months ago

Book Review: Atlas of Solar Eclipses 2020 to 2045

Anyone who has stood in the shadow of the Moon during totality knows the thrill of a total solar eclipse.…

5 months ago

Review: Galileo and the Science Deniers by Mario Livio

So, you think you know Galileo? A new book out from Simon and Schuster publishing looks at the life and…

7 months ago

Our Review of Stellina: a ‘Smart Telescope’ for 21st Century Astronomy

A new breed of smart telescopes is set to take users past these hurdles, and get them out under the…

7 months ago

Watch Asteroid 1998 OR2 Zip Past Earth This Week

A fascinating asteroid nammed 1998 OR2 pays our neck of the inner solar system a visit early Wednesday morning, and…

7 months ago

Catching the Peak of the 2020 April Lyrids

Stuck at home with clear skies? We’re all in a similar situation, as the ongoing pandemic sees most of the…

7 months ago

Comet Y4 ATLAS Breaks Up…Enter Comet F8 SWAN

When it comes to comets, the only thing that is certain is the orbit. Though the cosmos has yet to…

7 months ago

Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring

Got clear skies? If you’re like us, you’ve been putting the recent pandemic-induced exile to productive use, and got out…

8 months ago

Dawn Patrol: Following this Month’s ‘March of the Planets’

Are you hanging out at home this week, and looking to observe some naked eye planets? As we mentioned last…

8 months ago

Following the Inner Worlds: Mercury and Venus in 2020

Where have all the planets gone in early 2020? While all of the naked eye planets are hiding in the…

9 months ago