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Star Signs: Go Stargazing!

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Star Signs is a weekly guide to what you can see in the night sky above you, from all over the world.

Star Signs is a weekly guide to what you can see in the night sky above you, from all over the world.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Star Signs is a weekly guide to what you can see in the night sky above you, from all over the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Week commencing 26 October 2020

10/24/2020
Halloween brings October's second Full Moon, but is it a Blue Moon?

Duration:00:11:18

Week commencing 19 October 2020

10/17/2020
The Orionids are here! Halley's Comet brings us a reliable meteor shower with favourable conditions.

Duration:00:13:43

Week commencing 12 October 2020

10/10/2020
Mars comes to opposition and the Orionid Meteor Shower begins.

Duration:00:12:26

Week commencing 5 October 2020

10/3/2020
As Mars makes its closest approach to the Earth, a European spacecraft makes a big discovery under the martian ice.

Duration:00:12:14

Week commencing 28 September 2020

9/26/2020
The Harvest Moon finally arrives before meeting Mars and Venus finds a bright partner in the stars.

Duration:00:09:50

Week commencing 21 September 2020

9/19/2020
Could Venus host life? And the Harvest Moon takes shape.

Duration:00:11:09

Week commencing 14 September 2020

9/12/2020
A beautiful morning conjunction kickstarts the week as dark skies return.

Duration:00:12:02

Week commencing 7 September 2020

9/5/2020
Mars comes to a standstill as the Moon gets set for a stunning conjunction.

Duration:00:12:30

Week commencing 31 August 2020

8/29/2020
September's Full Moon arrives, but it's not the Harvest Moon! And Mars blinks out of view for some.

Duration:00:10:45

Week commencing 24 August 2020

8/22/2020
The growing Corn Moon visits the mighty Gas Giants and Mars passes a milestone.

Duration:00:10:01

Week commencing 17 August 2020

8/14/2020
Go on the hunt for a naked eye cluster 25,000 light years away as the New Moon brings dark skies.

Duration:00:13:11

Week commencing 10 August 2020

8/8/2020
The peak of the Perseids is here! Tune in for a complete guide to one of the year's best meteor showers.

Duration:00:14:40

Week commencing 3 August 2020

8/1/2020
The Perseids begin as NEOWISE fades, and the Moon meets Mars for a close conjunction.

Duration:00:11:03

Week commencing 27 July 2020

7/25/2020
A fleet of spacecraft blast off to Mars, and two meteor showers reach their peak.

Duration:00:10:41

Week commencing 20 July 2020

7/18/2020
Comet NEOWISE continues to shine but did astronomers really discover a new star sign?

Duration:00:11:34

Week commencing 13 July 2020

7/11/2020
Find Comet F3 NEOWISE with your unaided eye and watch a string of planets light up the sky.

Duration:00:11:16

Week commencing 6 July 2020

7/4/2020
The Moon buddies up with the Gas Giants and Mars, and we find Hercules' Arrow in the Summer Triangle.

Duration:00:12:52

Week commencing 29 June 2020

6/27/2020
The Buck Moon brushes antlers with the shadow of the Earth for another penumbral lunar eclipse.

Duration:00:11:04

Week commencing 22 June 2020

6/20/2020
A new lunation begins as the planets shine for those who stay up late.

Duration:00:14:27

Week commencing 15 June 2020

6/13/2020
The Moon occults both Venus and the Sun, and the June Solstice arrives.

Duration:00:12:52