Starfest is coming this October, with Kielder and Battlesteads Observatories.
2020 Starfest is a fun-packed family astronomy weekend of November 6th, 7th and 8th, organised by ourRead More »
101 Things – The Northumberland Dark Sky Festival
A new virtual festival is being organised this February to celebrate Northumberland as one of the bestRead More »
101 Things – COMETS!
Comets are (essentially) massive dirty, icy snowballs thought to mostly originate from the “Oort Cloud” at theRead More »
Venus Inferior Conjection and Solar System Scope
Tomorrow the planet Venus will be at “inferior conjunction” – what does that mean? Firstly I mustRead More »
A Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety During Global Uncertainty
Hello there gang! We’ve been a bit quiet on here in the last couple of weeks, adjustingRead More »
C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) – The First Decent Comet of 2020?
So it turns out that one of the last comet discoveries of 2019 is brightening up andRead More »
Counting stars in the battle against light pollution
Between 22 and 28 February this year the Campaign for Rural England needs your help! During thatRead More »
Astroid Nearly Hits Earth! (2019VD)
Did you hear that WHOOOOSH! at about 10am this morning? That was an asteroid, “2019VD” that whizzedRead More »
Landscapes Review – Get Every Child into the Countryside for at Least One Night!
A quick note to say we applaud the findings of Julian Glover https://twitter.com/julian_glover especially in as muchRead More »
Dark Sky Discovery – The Milky Way is BACK! Our world-famous Dark Sky Discovery events are nowRead More »