Category: Astronomy blog

Astronomy in Ancient Egypt

February 27, 2017

Ancient calendars, building alignments & more. Learn it all from our Egyptian Astronomy expert

Which part of the sky are the seven new planets in?

February 24, 2017

  You may have heard about the seven new planets¬†announced recently ¬†(February 2017) around a faint red dwarf star now known as TRAPPIST-1. But where in the sky are they located? There is no chance of actually seeing the star, let alone the planets, by eye.

Breakthrough Starshot

January 25, 2017

UPDATE: Talk CANCELLED due to illness. Member reports, sky events in 2017 & viewing if possible…

Dawn of the Red and Dead

November 3, 2016

How did massive red and dead galaxies form? How they died, and what they do in their afterlife.