It has happened again, noise and murmurings online and in some media outlets about an asteroid that is going to smash into Earth on 1 February 2019 and end all life as we know it. For now, it is simply not going to happen. I have lost track of how many asteroid stories have hit […]
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Jupiter and Venus can often appear really quite striking in the sky. Venus usually hogs the twilight hours before sunrise or after sunset and Jupiter can often be seen shining brightly in the depth of the night. Telescopically they can be a real treat with the moons of Jupiter putting on a regular as clockwork […]
I cannot believe the response to my ‘Dangers of Observing the Sun’ youtube video posted last month. If you have not seen it yet then you can catch it right here. At the time of making this blog entry it is sitting at just over 993k views, will it reach 1 million, let us hope […]
Ask a group of people when summer starts and you will get a whole host of different answers. In this video blog I explain all and its actually pretty simple..
According to NASA, they’re like great “Geophysical Light Bulbs” — turning on every year in late spring and can be seen many evenings during the summer months. To the unwary sky watcher they could be mistaken for just another strange cloud formation, but their true nature is much more puzzling.