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BBC Stargazing Live Star Map 2013

Using this informative star guide will give readers an insight into what to look out for in our Universe during the remaining winter months in 2013. Stargazing Live Star Map Winter 2013

Collimating a Newtonian Reflector

Correct optical alignment is fundamental to a Newtonian’s performance. All the mirrors and lenses should be centred and angled properly so that the objects aligned in the centre of the…

Observing the Night Sky

On a clear dark night away from the glare of city lights, you might see as many as two thousand stars. With a small pair of binoculars the number of…

Solar Observing

Because it is the nearest star, studying it gives us an insight as to the nature and habits of all the other stars in the Universe. However studying it is…

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