21
FEB
2015

Venus, Mars and a Crescent Moon February 2015

February 2015 sees a beautiful trio of celestial objects in the evening sky as Venus, Mars and a crescent moon all gather together over the western horizon. Best dates to see all three together are between Friday 20th February and Sunday 22nd February 2015. Venus is the easiest of the
Continue Reading →
08
FEB
2015

International Space Station Dates & Times for the UK in February 2015

February 2015 sees the International Space Station (ISS) return to the UK’s evening skies. It begins a nightly series of bright passes over the UK on Monday 9th February 2015, and will be visible every clear evening through until Friday 20th February. Space Station or Planet? Th
Continue Reading →
07
FEB
2015

Track Green Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 from Andromeda to Cassiopeia

Comet Lovejoy Q2 sketch from the 10-Inch Skywatcher Dobsonian Have you ever seen a green comet? Now is your chance! Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 glows a grey-green colour in binoculars and telescopes during February 2015 as it tracks its way from the constellation of Andromeda and into Cas
Continue Reading →
30
JAN
2015

Follow Venus as the Western Evening Star in 2015

A Conjunction of Venus, Jupiter and the Moon by Neal Simpson Venus makes a stunning impact on our evening skyscape through the first seven months of 2015. You’ll see our closest planetary neighbour hanging over the western horizon as a dazzling bright white evening star shortly
Continue Reading →
14
JAN
2015

Romantic Stargazing Experience Gifts for St Valentines 2015

Make St Valentine’s Day 2015 one to remember with a romantic stargazing experience gift. At Dark Sky Telescope Hire we run 1-hour and 2-hour private stargazing experiences for couples at romantic stargazing venues right across England and Wales. Fancy taking your loved one on an
Continue Reading →