What is a Hybrid Solar Eclipse?

What is a Hybrid Solar Eclipse?

On average, there are two to three solar eclipses every year. There are different types of solar eclipses – total, annular, partial or hybrid. During a solar eclipse, a shadow is cast by the Moon as it passes between the Sun and Earth. If you’re in the...

Iridium Satellite Flare

What is an Iridium Satellite Flare? Iridium satellites are small communications satellites that orbit Earth. The antennas on the satellites are made of very reflective aluminium and silver-coated Teflon plates. When these plates turn toward the Sun and catch the...
Black Friday Planet Party

Black Friday Planet Party

FREE family-friendly stargazing night. See Saturn, Jupiter, Mars and Venus through telescopes! How many planets can you tick off your bucket list? This special event will go ahead regardless of weather. It’s a great chance to meet local astronomy and stargazing...
How to See the Total Lunar Eclipse

How to See the Total Lunar Eclipse

What a total lunar eclipse this will be! There’s good news and bad news….. The good news is that Mars will be very bright and will appear just above and to the left of the beautiful sight of the blood red Moon. Plus, the core of our Milky Way Galaxy will...