After two dismal comet failures this year, hopes are high for Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), which promises to be visible to the naked eye during July 2020.Read more
The SPA holds regular Saturday meetings every three months in London.
Whatever your interests, we’ve a section to suit you. Get expert advice and send in your own observations.
Courses deferred until 2021
Here is a map of the sky as it will appear from the latitude of London (51° 50′) in mid July, 2020, at 22h UT (GMT).
Learning the sky might seem tricky at first. There are so many stars, and unlike visiting a new town or city, the stars keep on moving around!
If you’re interested in astronomy, it stands to reason that you need a telescope, and the bigger the better.