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Meteor shower to fill the skies with 100 shooting stars an hour

Meteor shower to fill the skies with 100 shooting stars an hour

Meteor shower to fill the skies with 100 shooting stars an hour

03 January 2024

A meteor shower that will send 100 shooting stars across the sky every hour will peak this week and the display may be one not to miss.


Draconid meteor shower: How and when to watch the weekend’s shooting stars

Draconid meteor shower: How and when to watch the weekend’s shooting stars

Draconid meteor shower: How and when to watch the weekend’s shooting stars

06 October 2023

The Draconid meteor shower is set to peak this weekend and the unseasonably warm October forecast could help sky gazers catch a good display.


Unique lunar festival coming soon to Newbury

Unique lunar festival coming soon to Newbury

Unique lunar festival coming soon to Newbury

17 July 2023

Visit Newbury welcomes residents for a series of more than 100 spectacular summer events.


How and when to see July’s meteor shower

How and when to see July’s meteor shower

How and when to see July’s meteor shower

11 July 2023

The Delta Aquariids meteor shower is about to start but when will it peak and how can you best see the shooting stars?


Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

14 April 2023

The Lyrid meteor shower every April is caused by the Earth passing through the trail of debris left by the Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher.


Rare parade of planets to happen this week

Rare parade of planets to happen this week

Rare parade of planets to happen this week

29 March 2023

Five planets, including Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, are expected to appear in the sky together this week and here's how you can see them.


How and when to see March's worm moon

How and when to see March's worm moon

How and when to see March's worm moon

07 March 2023

This month's full moon – nicknamed the worm moon – will reach its peak imminently and here's how you can see it.


Starry starry night

Starry starry night

Starry starry night

28 February 2023

Is West Berkshire the furthest south that the Northern Lights – or Aurora Borealis – were seen?


See amazing pictures of the Northern Lights in the UK

See amazing pictures of the Northern Lights in the UK

See amazing pictures of the Northern Lights in the UK

27 February 2023

Colourful photographs show last night's Northern Lights as visible from the UK with another chance to see them this evening, says the Met Office.


Strongest meteor shower of 2023 to peak with 110 shooting stars an hour

Strongest meteor shower of 2023 to peak with 110 shooting stars an hour

Strongest meteor shower of 2023 to peak with 110 shooting stars an hour

03 January 2023

One of the biggest and best meteor showers of 2023 will peak this week with 110 shooting stars every hour and here's how to see it.


Skygazing events not to be missed in 2023

Skygazing events not to be missed in 2023

Skygazing events not to be missed in 2023

01 January 2023

Two spectacular supermoons are among the big events to look out for in 2023 but what else can we expect from the new sky gazing calendar?


Unusual meteor shower expected to peak

Unusual meteor shower expected to peak

Unusual meteor shower expected to peak

12 December 2022

Up to 150 meteors an hour should be visible in the night sky for the peak of the unusual Geminid meteor shower.


Fast bright shooting stars to rain down

Fast bright shooting stars to rain down

Fast bright shooting stars to rain down

15 November 2022

The Leonids meteor shower will peak this week bringing fast, bright shooting stars to the skies above us.


How to watch the UK's only solar eclipse of the year today (Tuesday)

How to watch the UK's only solar eclipse of the year today (Tuesday)

How to watch the UK's only solar eclipse of the year today (Tuesday)

22 October 2022

A partial solar eclipse is taking place this month, the only one visible from the UK this year, and here's how to see it.


Debris from Halley's Comet to create 'beautiful' meteor shower

Debris from Halley's Comet to create 'beautiful' meteor shower

Debris from Halley's Comet to create 'beautiful' meteor shower

18 October 2022

The debris from Halley's Comet is set to create a 'beautiful' meteor shower this week and here's how to see the Orionid fireworks.


Weekend meteor shower promises celestial fireworks

Weekend meteor shower promises celestial fireworks

Weekend meteor shower promises celestial fireworks

07 October 2022

A meteor shower will be visible in the skies above us this weekend and here's how you can see it.


International Space Station will make 'incredibly bright' pass tonight

International Space Station will make 'incredibly bright' pass tonight

International Space Station will make 'incredibly bright' pass tonight

01 October 2022

Local nightsky gazers will be able to spot the ISS as it glides over the UK this evening (Saturday).


Don't miss 'extraordinary' views of Jupiter as it comes close to Earth

Don't miss 'extraordinary' views of Jupiter as it comes close to Earth

Don't miss 'extraordinary' views of Jupiter as it comes close to Earth

26 September 2022

Jupiter is about to come the closest it's been to Earth since 1963 and stargazers are hoping for 'extraordinary' views.


Last supermoon of 2022 to collide with best meteor shower of the year

Last supermoon of 2022 to collide with best meteor shower of the year

Last supermoon of 2022 to collide with best meteor shower of the year

10 August 2022

The Perseids meteor shower, one of the best of the year, will peak this week but is competing for space in the sky with the last supermoon of 2022.


Brightest Super Moon of 2022 on its way

Brightest Super Moon of 2022 on its way

Brightest Super Moon of 2022 on its way

12 July 2022

On Wednesday, July 13, the Moon will orbit closer to Earth than any other full Moon this year.


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