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1 October 2015
This month’s highlights include planetary conjunctions and the Orionid meteor shower. (All times given are for London and will vary for other parts of the UK.) 2 October...
14 September 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
4 September 2015
New Horizons set to continue Kuiper Belt odyssey by Colin Stuart
1 September 2015

This month’s main highlight is a lunar eclipse on 28 September, and there are also planets, meteors and an asteroid to look out for. Let's hope for some clear skies! (All times given are for London, BST, and may vary for other parts of the UK.)

30 August 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
28 August 2015

This year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is bigger then ever before with a host of new prizes.

26 August 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
24 August 2015
This year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is bigger then ever before with a host of new prizes. We’ll spend the next few weeks introducing you to...
22 August 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
21 August 2015

In August 2015 a paper was published by scientists in the US explaining why the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory Greenwich is 102 metres to the west of the prime meridian used by satellite based navigation and timekeeping, known as the International Reference Meridian or IRM. The paper created quite a stir in the media.

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