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THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT The farthest depths of space by Patrick Moore Less than 60 years ago it was believed that our Galaxy, the star-system that contains the Sun, was the only one. It was not until 1923 that Edwin Hubble, working with the 100 inch reflector ...

Published: Thursday 01 July 1982
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 468 | Page: 44 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT The wanderer returns by Patrick Moore On October 18 two astronomers at Palomar Mountain in California made an exciting discovery. It did not look in the least spectacular, just a tiny blur at the limit of the recording capability of the ...

Published: Wednesday 01 December 1982
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 472 | Page: 67 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT When planets loop the loop by Patrick Moore During the early part of 1982 three bright planets, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, were in the same part of the sky, in the region of the constellation Virgo (the Virgin) and Libra (the Balance) ...

Published: Tuesday 01 June 1982
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 784 | Page: 58 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT across the field of view will be caught. Some really spectacular pictures have been taken in this way. The Perseids give us the best reliable display each year, but there are also many other showers. For instance, there are the Quadrantids ...

Published: Tuesday 01 October 1974
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 952 | Page: 103 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT top end of the telescope, where the eyepiece was mounted. Reassuringly, Romney Robinson recorded that “though it is rather startling to a person who finds himself suspended over a chasm 60 feet deep, without more than a speculative a ...

Published: Sunday 01 December 1974
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1280 | Page: 101 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT News from Vega by Patrick Moore One of the brightest stars in the sky is Vega, or, to give it its official designation, Alpha Lyrae. It is almost overhead during summer evenings in Britain and cannot be mistaken, partly because of its ...

Published: Thursday 01 December 1983
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1374 | Page: 63 | Tags: none

THE SKY AT NIGHT

... THE SKY AT NIGHT Probing the depths of space by Patrick Moore Less than a century ago astronomers had to depend on what they could actually “see”. Large telescopes were built, notably William Herschel’s giant reflector with its 49 inch mirror, and the ...

Published: Tuesday 01 December 1981
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1652 | Page: 71 | Tags: none