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Night sky observing highlights – September 2015

This month’s main highlight is a lunar eclipse on 28 September, and there are also planets, meteors and an asteroid to look out for. Let’s hope for some clear skies! (All times given are for London, BST, and may vary for other parts of the UK.) 1 Sept – try to…

Meet the Judges – Pete Lawrence

Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the competition and why they want to be involved.  Pete Lawrence Pete Lawrence is an experienced astronomical observer and highly regarded as a world class…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year – People and Space

This year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is bigger then ever before with a host of new prizes. We’ll spend the next few weeks introducing you to each category before the winners are announced on 17 September.  People and Space We introduced People and Space to the competition…

Meet the judges – Jon Culshaw

Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the competition and why they want to be involved.  Jon Culshaw Jon Culshaw is a comedian, impersonator and a regular guest on The Sky at…