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 2020

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 2020.

Bright comet moves into the evening sky

The brightest comet for many years is now showing best in the evening sky, to the delight of amateur astronomers, and is visible all night from mid-northern latitudes.