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Paul Sutherland
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Here's my advice on observing the favourable apparition of innermost planet Mercury right now, plus preparing for its transit across the face of the Sun next month.
This week offers a great chance to glimpse planet Mercury in the evening sky and there is a chance to see it in a more unusual way in May when it passes directly in front of the Sun.
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How ExoMars is giving some Beagle 2 scientists a second chance.
A European space probe will launch today in a bid to find out whether there is life on Mars. Europe’s ExoMars is due to soar into the sky on a Proton rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, at 09.31 U.T.
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My report on the twin Venus - a rocky planet that lies right on our cosmic doorstep.
Excited astronomers have discovered the closest Earthlike rocky planet beyond our own Solar System - but it is almost certainly too hot for life.
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I talked to astrobiologist Duncan Forgan, who says we should look for evidence of alien Dyson spheres, about that strange star.
A leading expert on the hunt for ET has poured cold water on the claim that a mysterious star could be surrounded by a giant alien artificial structure.
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Here's my take on the latest big announcement about Mars from NASA.
NASA announced yesterday that liquid water is still flowing on Mars, leaving dark streaks down slopes on the Red Planet.
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My report on the superb winning entries in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition. #astrophoto2015
For some years now, the skills of amateur astronomers in taking pictures of the sky has been recognised by the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. This year the contest produced another crop of stunning images from around the world. Winner of the Skyscapes category, and Overall Winner in the awards – now sponsored by Insight Investment and announced at …
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My story about space mining meeting.
Space experts from around the world are gathered in London today to plan how to mine the Moon and asteroids for precious resources.
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A selection of meteors I photographed on the night of maximum of the Quadrantids, the first major shower of 2016.
For observers of meteor showers, the New Year offers a reliably strong display with the Quadrantids. Here is a selection of photos of the 2016 display.
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Storms on the Sun wrecked chances for life on Mars. My story for Skymania.
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Beautiful stoms on the sun
Plesse am see stoms on the moon??
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Get up early to catch a great gathering of planets before dawn.
How to observe the planets in the morning sky.
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Total lunar eclipses are beautiful natural spectacles to watch. The next is less than a week away. Here is my guide to seeing it.
A total eclipse of the Moon on Sunday night, 27-28 September, will coincide with a rare supermoon. Here is how to see it.
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Check out the icy landscape of beautiful Pluto.
NASA's New Horizons probe has sent back some some amazing images of Pluto, but the latest released will take your breath away.
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Journalist, author and amateur astronomer
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I am a writer, journalist and amateur astronomer. I run the skymania.com website.
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I wrote Where Did Pluto Go? A guide to change in our understanding of the Solar System. I also have a little bit of the Solar System named after me - asteroid Suthers 6726, orbiting between Mars and Jupiter.
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