The October Night Skies

“Sun and moon, bow down before him, Dwellers all in time and space”* Hello again everyone! October means that the nights are drawing in in earnest now and our night skies are busier than ever!  This month sees some of my favourite objects in the sky which represent some of the strangest and most exotic … Continue reading The October Night Skies

The Night Skies – August 2023

He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name (Psalm 147:4) As we move through late summer and towards early autumn, the night sky is getting quite busy!  This month sees the Perseid meteor shower (covered in last month's post) Saturn at its closest point to Earth and an actual "Blue Moon" … Continue reading The Night Skies – August 2023

The Night Skies – July 2023

Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever.  (Daniel 12:3) With all the wide, dark skies in our Benefice, we have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the wider Universe.  Here are a few notable objects to keep an eye out for: … Continue reading The Night Skies – July 2023