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Thursday, January 28, 2021
craft

Take-off to the future

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. Now, where were we? Ah yes, space. Did you see the SpaceX Crew Dragon in action?...
stars

Stars of the winter sky

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.February, and sunset is now five o’clock and getting later – thank goodness. As soon...
debris

Chaos in the heavens

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. June: a month when, to an astronomer, it never really gets dark. But, there are still...
moons

Red moon on Monday

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. Welcome to another year here on planet Earth. Actually, this year marks a special anniversary. It...
buzz

Spot the landing site

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. Imagine a vehicle weighing two thousand tons. A small ship perhaps? Now imagine that this vehicle...

Snaps from space

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. October, and our summer-long parade of the planets is over. Venus has disappeared round the Sun...
helicopter

Mars is star of show

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. September, and we’re halfway between the longest day and the shortest, or between Midsummer and Christmas,...
Constellations

Weird sci-fi world

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. April, and as the Earth’s north pole starts to swing towards the Sun, so we start...

Spot the satellite

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

What to see in the dark

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.