Astronomy is an infinitely captivating subject and the oldest of the natural sciences. It is one of the few areas of science that amateurs can assist professionals and directly contribute to science. Astronomy is the scientific study of the contents of entire Universe, stars, planets, comets, asteroids, galaxies, and space and time, as well as its history. If you're starting out in Astronomy and looking at the sky at night, the contents of this site will guide you through what you can see at night as well as equipment advice, observation tips and tutorials. The astronomy articles cover the types of objects you can see and illustrate some basic astronomy concepts which are important to learn. You can also find several astronomy DIY projects which you can build yourself.
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Halley's Comet periodically passes Earth every 75 years and has been seen for centuries. It was last seen in 1986 and will again near 2062.
- 13th Jan, 2021
Guide to Smartphone Astrophotography so you can photograph the night sky with your smartphone camera connected to a telescope.
- 13th Nov, 2019
A look at the various methods for connecting smartphones, compact and DLSR's camera to telescope for astrophotography.
- 7th Nov, 2019
How to use the tiny telescope finders that came with you big telescope to help locate celestial objects in the sky.
- 19th Sep, 2019
A look at 5 of the most advanced telescopes that have (or will) give us a different perspective of our view of the Universe.
- 1st Aug, 2019