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Starry starry night

Starry starry night

Starry starry night

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Rare planetary alignment

Rare planetary alignment

Rare planetary alignment

For the first time in 18 years, astronomers will be treated to a feast in the night sky when five planets line up.


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