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Welcome to the December night sky. This is the month of the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. The Earth is now close to the point in its orbit where the north pole is tilted away from...

Welcome to the November night sky. This is the month in Northern Europe of the first night frosts as winter approaches.

Visible over in the east as darkness falls, the grand constellation...

Welcome to the October night-sky. This is the month when the clocks go back (29th), and the nights start to darken noticeably.

Over in the northeast, the star cluster called the Pleiades,...

Welcome to the September night sky. This month, most of the exciting planetary action takes place in the pre-dawn sky over in the east. You must be up at least one hour before sunrise to see the...

Welcome to the August night sky. This month is not so good for observing planets as only Saturn is easily visible low in the south during the early evenings. Saturn is in the constellation of...

Welcome to the July night sky. This is the ideal month for sky-watching due to the warm dark nights.

Just after sunset this month, we have the opportunity to spot the elusive planet...

Welcome to the June night sky. This is the month of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. It occurs when the Sun reaches its highest point in the daylight sky and, therefore, we have the...

Yes, I know I have covered this broad topic before, but this time I want to focus on the main causes of forest fires and what we can all do to help prevent them.

During 2016, a total of 13,...

Welcome to the May night sky. Now that the warmer nights have arrived in the northern hemisphere, it’s not so uncomfortable to stay up late to see the ringed-planet Saturn as it is rising now in...

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