Dobsonian Telescope Inventor Dies Aged 98
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Dobsonian Telescope Inventor Dies Aged 98

January 25, 2014 James Miller 0

On January 15th, 2014, John Dobson, inventor of the inexpensive, simple to use Dobsonian telescope, passed away in Burbank,  California, aged 98. In 1915, Dobson was born in Beijing, China, and after his parents moved […]

Future Of The Sky At Night Secure For Now
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Future Of The Sky At Night Secure For Now

October 30, 2013 James Miller 0

As well as astronomy being the oldest known science, UK astronomy programme ‘The Sky At Night‘ also held the distinction of being the the world’s longest-running TV series with the same original presenter. However, the […]

Sir Patrick Moore's Legacy At Stake
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Sir Patrick Moore’s Legacy At Stake

October 1, 2013 James Miller 0

Sir Patrick Moore CBE was an English astronomer who attained prominence as a writer, researcher, and presenter of ‘The Sky At Night,’ the world’s longest-running television series with the same original presenter. Now, however, Moore’s […]

Voyager 1: 36 Years And 25bn Kms Later
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Voyager 1: 36 Years And 25bn Kms Later

September 8, 2013 James Miller 0

Voyager 1 and its twin probe Voyager 2 were launched back in 1977 with their mission objective to explore the outer planets Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune. After the Voyager program’s primary mission was completed […]

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