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23 July 2018
The best of astronomy this month: Catch the peak of the Perseid meteor shower on the 12th - 13th August. By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for...
25 June 2018

The best of astronomy this month: See the total lunar eclipse and Mars at opposition on 27th July.

30 May 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Catch Saturn at opposition on the 27th June.

21 April 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Catch the Eta Aquariid meteor shower on the 6th/7th May. 

19 March 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Look for the Moon beside Mars and Saturn in the early morning of 7th and 8th April.

13 February 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Look for Venus around sunset throughout March.

24 January 2018

The best of astronomy this month: watch the Moon pass by Jupiter, Mars, Antares and Saturn.

12 December 2017

This month, look out for the two supermoons. (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

20 November 2017

This month, have a look for the Geminids meteor shower and catch the last supermoon of 2017 

30 October 2017

This month, have a look for Venus and Jupiter in conjunction and the Leonid meteor shower.

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