ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Here are a few introductions to astronomy

Click on the headings below to read the articles from the Beginners magazine

OBJECTS IN OUR SKY

METEORS AND METEORITES

AURORAE

INTRODUCTION TO THE NIGHT SKY

THE MESSIER OBJECTS

MAGNITUDES OF STARS

THE COLOURS OF STARS

GALAXIES

CLASSIFYING STARS

THE LIFE OF A STAR

IS THERE LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS ?

THE SOLAR SYSTEM

THE CONSTELLATIONS

BLACK HOLES

COMETS

ARE WE ALONE

DARK MATTER IN THE UNIVERSE

GIANT PLANETS

THE HISTORY OF STAR CHARTS

THE SUN, OUR STAR

FINDING YOUR WAY AROUND THE NIGHT SKY

STAR CLUSTERS AND GALAXIES

BIG BANGS / LITTLE BANGS

URANUS AND NEPTUNE

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