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How to Get the Most From Your Telescope

The best part of owning a telescope is being able to view in detail some of the most beautiful astronomical…

Peter Christoforou

The Endless (2017) Explained

The Endless is another hugely absorbing mind-bender of a movie created by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, both of whom…

Peter Christoforou

Latest Mars Colonization Plan May Be Waste of Time and Resources

The image above shows what may turn out to be a proposed semi-permanent base on Mars, but the notion that…

Peter Christoforou

The Night Sky This Month: October 2018

October offers early risers in the northern hemisphere the chance to spot the Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, a periodic comet which returns…

Peter Christoforou

Has Substantial Evidence Of Extant Microbial Life On Mars Been Found?

The image above shows the surface of Mars as it appeared to the Viking 2 Lander in 1979, when one…

Peter Christoforou

The Night Sky This Month: September 2018

The Northern Hemisphere's Autumn Equinox occurs on September 23rd this year, presenting a perfect time for stargazers to make the…

Peter Christoforou

The Night Sky This Month: August 2018

The three bright stars of the Summer Triangle (Deneb, Altair and Vega) continue to dominate the night sky in August,…

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The Night Sky This Month: July 2018

In the northern hemisphere, July presents an ideal opportunity to stargaze whilst enjoying pleasant outdoor conditions, so don't forget to…

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What Is The Green Flash Phenomenon?

The image above shows a dramatic example of a green flash, as seen from the Canary Islands. While this particular…

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New Study Doubles the Milky Way’s Diameter

The image above shows an annotated map of the Milky Way, based on recent distance measurements to distant stars located…

Peter Christoforou