See bright Mercury shine before dawn

The last week of October and first days of November, 2021, offer a splendid chance for northern hemisphere stargazers to spot the planet Mercury in the morning sky.

How to photograph a meteor shower

When a good meteor shower is active, you could capture yourself some “shooting stars” with an ordinary camera, as long as it can take time exposures. Here is our guide to get you started.

How to see the Perseid meteor shower in 2021

Amateur astronomers are looking forward to the return of one of the year’s strongest and most reliable meteor showers. Here is your hype-free guide on how to see the Perseid meteor shower in 2021.