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Octans Constellation | The Octant (Circle)

Known for actually being one of the hardest constellations to see in the night sky, Octans is actually the pole star of the Southern hemisphere. Finding Octans is a great way to be able to

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Twilight vs Dusk – What is the Difference?

Many people get confused between the difference between twilight and dusk. Whilst they’re around the same period of time as each other, we generally refer to them as different periods of time when the Sun

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Best Barlow Lens for your Telescope [2021]

When you’re buying accessories for your telescope, a good Barlow lens is often where people. Aside from being relatively cheap, they’re one of the most practical ways to see more when you’re looking at the

20 Universe Facts You Should Know in 2020

When you’re trying to learn about the Universe, you need to keep an open mind. Some of the facts and things we know today about the universe are quite mind blowing, but thankfully in the

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5 Easy Constellations for Kids to Spot

When you’re just getting started in astronomy, it can be difficult to know which constellations to look out for. There are some many of them up in the sky, it can be really difficult to

Could we live on Neptune?

In recent years, astronomers have considered the possibility of humans moving to another planet more seriously. We can easily see this from the amount of private companies out there like SpaceX, which is trying to

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Gskyer 600x90mm Telescope Review

When you’re looking at getting a new telescope, it’s worth looking at the Gskyer brand. Whilst you might not be as familiar with them as other brands like Celestron, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider

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Different Types of Telescopes Explained

Observing space is truly a wonderful hobby and in some cases a very fulfilling and rewarding profession. Whilst it can be done with naked eyes, the right telescope can make things a lot easier, clearer

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Lynx Constellation

With most of the constellations taking their names from Greek and Roman words, Lynx definitely stands out from the rest. It has a unique name (which I’ll get to in a little while), with many

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Ara Constellation | Facts about the Altar

Ara, also known as the Altar constellation, is a fairly small group of stars that can be seen from the Southern hemisphere. Not only is it home to some well known stars, but also to

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Aquarius Constellation | The Water Bearer

Aquarius is undoubtedly one of the best known constellations, known for making up one of the Zodiac signs. Its location make it very easily visible, even with the naked eye, even though the constellation itself

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Pyxis Constellation | The Marine Compass

If you’re looking to learn a little more about the Pyxis constellation, then you’re in the right place. This constellation has a ton of different stars in it, so there’s a lot to learn about!