24
JUN
2015

Geomagnetic Storm in Progress – Possible Aurora Borealis for UK June 24-25

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the U.S. are predicting a severe geomagnetic storm to hit Earth on 24 June 2015. Current forecasts suggest the Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) that erupted off the sun with the R2 class solar flare on 22 June will reach Earth a
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10
JUN
2015

See the June 2015 Venus and Jupiter Evening Sky Show

Venus and Jupiter are putting on a spectacular show in the evening sky this June. The two brightest planets in the night sky are gathered together over the western horizon after sunset, offering us a striking celestial backdrop to our views of June’s late night twilight skies. A
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03
JUN
2015

Best Time to See the International Space Station in June 2015

The first two weeks of June 2015 sees the International Space Station (ISS) sail through UK skies during the evening and early hours of the morning. Look for a constant bright white light moving along a roughly west-to-east trajectory at a speed that is just a bit quicker than a high
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02
JUN
2015

Comet Lovejoy Q2 Buzzes the Little Dipper in June 2015

June 2015 sees Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 continue to defy its brightness predictions. The comet is now at a distance that is almost 2.5 times further away from us than the sun, and it is hurtling ever deeper into space at more than 600,000 kms per day. Yet, despite its enormous distance
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02
JUN
2015

Discover Saturn in June 2015

June 2015 is the perfect time to seek out majestic Saturn. The ringed planet is an easy target this month, lurking down towards the southern horizon in the constellation of Scorpio. Look for a bright star-like object with the naked eye in this direction shining with a pale yellow ligh
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22
MAY
2015

Spectacular Midsummer Solstice Stargazing on Exmoor at Holworthy Farm

Celebrate the 2015 midsummer solstice with a night of stargazing under Exmoor’s pristine skies at Holworthy Farm. Set upon a ridge of land overlooking the picturesque Wimbleball Lake on the eastern side of Exmoor, Holworthy Farm is to host a stargazing spectacular and BBQ event
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