Old Journal

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Old Journal2019-11-30T14:43:07+00:00
3004, 2019

Scotland’s Sky in May, 2019

30 April 2019|

Giant world Jupiter becoming obvious in May’s twilit nights The maps show the sky at 01:00 BST on the [...]

1702, 2019

Our nearest planet?

17 February 2019|

The BBC radio4 programme More or Less (broadcast weekly on Fridays; repeated on a Sunday) deals with claims involving numbers [...]

2105, 2018

City light pollution could get worse

21 May 2018|

For the amateur astronomer in a city, the biggest obstacle is light pollution, mainly from street lighting. Until recently, most street [...]

3004, 2018

Scotland’s Sky in May, 2018

30 April 2018|

Jupiter’s conspicuous opposition in the Balance The maps show the sky at 01:00 BST on the 1st, midnight on [...]