Conjunctions in Astronomy

This Sunday 26th April, the three-day-old Moon will be in conjunction with the brightest planet, Venus. Conjunctions are a brilliant example of astronomical phenomena you can observe from your back garden with your own two eyes! They occur when astronomical objects appear close to each other in the sky. When these objects are particularly bright, …

Lyrids Meteor Shower 2020 – How You Can View It

Meteors, or, as they’re sometimes known, shooting stars, are one of the most magical sights in the night sky. People all over the world make wishes when they see one! Catching a glimpse of that elusive streak across the sky can seem a difficult task, but they are actually more common than you might think. …