Astronomy

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.

Guide to the Constellations and Mythology

Constellation guide to the 88 official constellations which divide up the sky. Learn the mythology, deep space objects and meteor showers.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Andromeda - Daughter of Cassiopeia

Learn about the constellation Andromeda - Daughter of Cassiopeia, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Antlia - The Air Pump

Learn about the constellation Antlia - The Air Pump, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Apus - Bird of Paradise

Learn about the constellation Apus - Bird of Paradise, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Aquarius - The Water-Bearer

Learn about the constellation Aquarius - The Water-Bearer, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Aquila - The Eagle

Learn about the constellation Aquila - The Eagle, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Ara - Altar

Learn about the southern constellation Ara - The Altar, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Aries - The Ram

Learn about the constellation Aries - The Ram, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Auriga - The Charioteer

Learn about the constellation Auriga - The Charioteer, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012

Boötes - The Herdsman

Learn about the constellation Boötes - The Herdsman, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.
- 5th Jan, 2012