June 5, 2012

Transit of Venus – Webcast from Astronomers Without Borders

It seems that the whole world is watching the transit of Venus right now, its a strange time of day here as I am at home […]
November 14, 2011

A day in the life of an Astronomer on their birthday!

Today I am catching up on work related stuff, I’ve just returned from a great trip to Cyprus where I am currently setting up a science […]
January 26, 2011

Virtual Telescope Live Observing Session – First Light

Right now I am really excited, Gianluca Masi with his Virtual Telescope is sharing first light with his new set up for the Virtual Telescope, and […]
January 4, 2011

Partial Solar Eclipse Jan 4th 2011

Seems we are clouded out, or should I say SNOWED out here in Manchester! Yes the site for today’s live BBC Stargazing LIVE broadcast from Jodrell […]
December 30, 2010

BBC Live Stargazing Astrocast

Its been a while since I have posted here,  almost a year has passed since the closing ceremony of the International Year of Astronomy and as […]
April 21, 2010

Walking on the Moon

This month has been designated Global Astronomy Month, those of us who were involved in 100 Hours of Astronomy and couldn’t get enough so here we […]
February 10, 2010

Beyond 2009

Well, I’ve been quiet for a while and its good to still be able to post here, so far 2010 has been a productive year! Last […]
December 30, 2009

A New Dawn for Astronomy

Its the Christmas holiday season and as we draw to a close with the International Year of Astronomy there are already a milliion and one projects […]
October 24, 2009

007 Licence to Observe

Gianluca has just made the joke to the VT Galilean Nights webchat that the time is now 00:07, just like 007, the webchat participants have erupted […]