Astronomy articles to help you discover the wonders of the universe.
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Astronomy is an infinitely captivating subject and the oldest of the natural sciences. It is one of the few areas of science that amateurs can assist professionals and directly contribute to science. Astronomy is the scientific study of the contents of entire Universe, stars, planets, comets, asteroids, galaxies, and space and time, as well as its history.

If you’re starting out in Astronomy and looking at the sky at night, the contents of this site will guide you through what you can see at night as well as equipment advice, observation tips and tutorials. The astronomy articles cover the types of objects you can see and illustrate some basic astronomy concepts which are important to learn. You can also find several astronomy DIY projects which you can build yourself.

 

Latest Posts

 

04Apr2014
I've just uncovered my old telescope, how do I go about making it usable again? How do I clean the mirror? How do I get everything back together properly?
Resurrecting an Old Telescope

 

 

 

16Dec2013
The moment of creation has fascinated philosophers and scientists throughout history. In the distant past, how did our Milky Way Galaxy from?
How was the Milky Way born?

 

 

 

06Dec2013
It's been a long time since I have done any night sky viewing, according to my last post on this website it was back in 2010! Well, now I have been out every clear night for the past month (only two nights!) with some new equipment and taken some amazing new photos.
Getting Back into Astronomy after a Long Break

 

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