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Night sky simulator

How dark is your night sky? See the extent of light pollution across the UK and find the best spots for star gazing.

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Alma Kids

Full of information, photos and games about the ALMA observatory which is looking at star formation and the birth of planets

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Why do stars twinkle while planets do not?

A short explanation of this phenomenon.

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The Stars

Answers to questions commonly asked about astronomy.

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Why do planets not twinkle, when stars do?

A short explanation from PhysLink.

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Team records 'music' from stars

A news article about asteroseismology from the BBC

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Cosmic Recipe for Earthlings

Photo gallery about how we are all made of stars.

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This Is How the Sun Will Die (in 3D)

A video simulation of how our sun will die, and pictures of similar stars in various stages of death.

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Star Journey

Charts of the night-time sky, with links to corresponding Hubble images and descriptions of astronomical features. The construction of the Hubble telescope is explained.

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Ho do we know how far away stars are?

Short article on the methods used by astronomers to measure stellar distances.

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