Guest Blogger Katrin Raynor-Evans visits Christmas in this festive episode! Christmas is almost upon us and I am sure a few of us readers know well the names of Old Saint Nick’s eight reindeer. Comet perhaps being the most popular and memorable amongst us astronomers for obvious reasons. There are many stories behind their names […]

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Dark Sky Wales Astronomer Martin Griffiths takes a look at the Night Sky in November 2018 The winter stars are now appearing in early evening whilst the Autumn constellations dominate overhead. The summer constellations are still fading and the Milky Way is becoming a fond memory until we see it again in springtime. Moon in […]

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Our Intrepid Blogger Katrin Raynor-Evans takes a look at the night sky this Halloween. Happy Halloween to you all! If you are reading this then we can assume that the Earth hasn’t been hit by the skull shaped asteroid which the media have been writing about. But a bit more about that later.   What […]

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  It’s that time of year again! Our favourite meteor shower, the Orionids will be putting on a show in our night sky. Not only is it our favourite because the skies are darker but it’s also one of the most reliable meteor showers of the astronomical calendar. As the name suggests, the meteors will […]

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  Dark Sky Wales are proud to announce that we are going to have a guest blogger! Let us introduce you to Katrin, well I say we, lets allow Katrin to introduce herself. When Allan asked me to start writing for the Dark Sky Wales blog, I did not hesitate and immediately said yes! What […]

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    Dark Sky Wales Astronomer Martin Griffiths once again looks at the night sky for the month ahead. The winter is almost fully upon us and the constellations of Taurus Orion and Gemini are great features of the early nights. Perseus and Auriga climb high overhead and the bright star Sirius begins to dominate […]

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