This month we get hands-on with Celestron’s NexStar 130 reflector telescope Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Cost: £399/$430 From: www.hama.co.uk Type: Reflector Aperture: 130mm Focal Length: 650mm Magnification: 307x…

BIGGEST STAR We’re moving into the realms of the true giants when we start to look at the biggest stars in the universe. Unlike planets, asteroids and other…

The father of modern astronomy provided the basis for our understanding of the Solar System. Italian astronomer, mathematician and physicist Galileo Galilei was born on 15 February 1564…

Some people are still unhappy about Pluto’s demotion to a dwarf planet, but it’s in good company — there are some fascinating celestial bodies in this category. What…

11.03.2013 Photo: Reuters It is worth considering the hypothesis that the Americans have launched a new information policy: they are actively "dark", hiding the really interesting findings. "Kyuriositi"…