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April 2023 – Lyrid Meteor Shower

If you fancy trying to spot a meteor flaming through the sky this April, The Royal Museum Greenwich has some great tips on when and where to look to find the annual meteoric display emanating from the constellation Lyra.

Navigating the April ’23 night sky. View PDF by clicking here.

In the early evening of 22nd January 23, try this challenge: Open the PDF by clicking here.

Navigating the mid-January 2023 night sky. View PDF by clicking here

Information and practical projects to get started in amateur astronomy

Make a model of the Solar System:

The following video puts it into perspective – the solar system to scale!