Star Constellation Facts: Cepheus
Star Constellations

Star Constellation Facts: Cepheus

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

The constellation Cepheus is named after a mythical king from Greek mythology, who was the husband of Cassiopeia, and the father of Andromeda, both of whom are represented by neighbouring constellations. It is the 27th […]

Higher Speculations
Book Reviews

Higher Speculations

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

For centuries, people have been fascinated by the night sky and wondered what exactly they were seeing. Scientific advances subsequently made it easier for astronomers to observe the heavens, and develop theories better explaining the […]

First Magnitude
Book Reviews

First Magnitude

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

When you’re new to stargazing, the amount of objects that you can see with a telescope even on its lowest settings is truly astounding. Novices often end up simply staring in awe, unable to identify […]

Is Planet 9 Fact or Fiction?
News & Events

Is Planet 9 Fact or Fiction?

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

How many planets are there in the solar system? If you went to school prior to the 2000s, you’re likely to quickly respond with, “Nine”, but the answer is not as clear cut as many […]

Star Facts: Procyon
Stars

Star Facts: Procyon

February 16, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Procyon is the most luminous star in the constellation Canis Minor, and the 8th most luminous star in the entire night sky. The star may appear yellowish-white, but Procyon is in fact a binary system […]

How do Astronomy and Astrology Differ?
Astronomy History

How do Astronomy and Astrology Differ?

February 13, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Introduction Because their similarity doesn’t just end with the way they sound, the disciplines of ‘astronomy’ and ‘astrology’ often confuse many people! Indeed it is pertinent to mention that they both share a deep connection […]

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