Category Archives for Astronomy

4 astronomy gadgets and equipment you can’t stargaze without

The wonder of astronomy is only bettered with quality gadgets and equipment. There’s a whole world of them out there, which ones will assist you?In the following article I’ll go through the most important astronomy gadgets and equipment to have in your stargazing arsenal. These gadgets will improve the quality of your hobby and could […]

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The Beginnings of our Universe? Hubble telescope does it again

The has done it again!  This time it has located a number of galaxies that are the oldest ever observed by humankind.  These galaxies are thought to have formed somewhere between 350 and 600 million years after the Big Bang which formed our universe.  This article from Astronomy magazine gives us the details. Using NASA’s […]

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Star Gazing the Quadrantid Meteor Shower

The first big stargazing event of 2012 is set for this coming Thursday, January 4. This meteor shower was first seen back in the 19th century and these meteors are leftovers from an asteroid. Meteor showers are fascinating to watch as you really don’t know what to expect until it happens. The best viewing times […]

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