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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Stay up to see Saturn

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

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...

Planets in transit

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

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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...

UFOs over the Lickeys!

What's this coming over the hills . . ?

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

I hope you all had a great summer, watching for satellites and meteors. I had a couple of reports of mysterious orange lights flying in formation across the sky. Had to disappoint the observers by informing them that they hadn’t seen UFOs but merely Chinese lanterns, released at a wild party in the village, early in July.

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Can you spot the bear?

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. May, and it’s nearly ten thirty before the sky is really dark enough to see anything....

My glass is half full

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

Brightest and best

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

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Start of winter brings great constellations

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. November, the month of fireworks and fun and looking forward to Christmas. We still have the...

Sights on dark nights

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.