Learn the November sky

With National Astronomy Week from 14 to 22 November, many people will want to learn their way around the sky. This video from the SPA will help you find your way around the bright planets and major constellations on view during the month.

It was recorded on 4 November and takes you on a quick tour around the sky, showing you how to pick out such deep-sky wonders as the Pleiades star cluster, the Double Cluster and the Andromeda Galaxy, using either the naked eye or ordinary binoculars. You can see for yourself light that has travelled for 2½ million years to reach your eyes!