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Named after the Roman God of the Sea, the ice giant Neptune is the eighth and most distant planet in our solar

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When you think of star and planet gazing technology, the first item that springs to mind is most likely a telescope. But,

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When it comes to telescopes, we all know that they can be costly purchases. There is a range of telescopes on the

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Whether you’re a curious child or an adult who still longs to be an astronaut, you might look to the vast expanses

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I still remember the first I pointed a telescope at the sky and saw Saturn and its rings. It was a beautiful

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Uranus is the 7th planet from the sun and is one of only 2 ice giants in our entire solar system (the

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Mars, our tiny red neighbor. It can be one of the most fascinating yet one of the most difficult planets to find,

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If you have an interest in astronomy, then you might have found yourself wondering how many craters are actually on the moon.

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Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is one of the brightest objects in our night sky. Because of

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By the mid 17th century, telescopes had improved enough to make visible the seasonally growing and shrinking polar ice caps on Mars

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Neptune is one of the planets that many people can name (even if they forget most of the others). This is partly

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Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and named after the Roman King of the Gods. The first observations of

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Virgo is perhaps best known as one of the star signs used in astrology. But few people, beyond perhaps those who are

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Star constellations are where astronomy meets astrology, as the images that the constellations form are linked to many stories and myths. The

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Using a telescope can help you see the sky clearer, look up at the stars, study the moon, and gain a greater

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Mars is there, waiting to be reached - Buzz Aldrin  A subject of human fascination since the beginning of recorded history, the

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When the sun starts to dip beyond the horizon, you start wondering how much time you have before it gets dark. It

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For any new astronomer or anyone who has just acquired a telescope,  one of the most challenging things to do is finding

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Have you noticed that the stars in the sky are actually a beautiful array of colors rather than the white light that

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Knowing how to read a star chart is an essential part of astronomy. Learning how to read one can be a difficult

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In this article, we are going to be looking at the Barlow lens, and talking you through why every astronomer needs one.

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There are five majorly visible planets you can see from earth, these are Mercury, Venus, Wars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Then there are

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Venus is the second planet from the Sun, after Mercury, and the closest planet to us on Earth. Not only is Venus

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You may have gazed into the night sky and wondered about the different planets in our Solar System. How big is Jupiter?

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Saturn is probably one of the most widely recognizable planets in our solar system (apart from Earth, of course) because of its

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As the fifth planet from the sun, Jupiter is, by far, the largest planet in our solar system. However, the curious people

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Jupiter is one of the most popular planets in our solar system, a massive gas giant that is the largest of all

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The planets are some of the most miraculous things we can see with the human eye. We are all aware of their

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Mercury is often called the most elusive planet in our Solar System, being the smallest and the closest planet to the Sun.

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You’ve decided to delve into the brilliant and mysterious world of astronomy and have purchased your very first telescope. Whether you received

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In our solar system, there are 8 planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and there’s the controversial dwarf planet

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The terrestrial planets are the name given to the four planets which are closest to the sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars,

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Astronomy is such a fascinating topic. If it is something that interests you, you may wonder how long it takes for different

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If you’ve recently got into stargazing, or are fascinated by astronomy and are considering taking it up, you might find yourself wondering

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