Dark Sky Discovery

Stargazing is popular with all age groups and people from all backgrounds. It’s a great way to discover the wonders of science and technology.

We promote ‘Dark Sky Discovery Sites’, a nationwide network of locations that are easily accessible and which offer good views of the night sky with just your naked eyes!

Find your local Dark Sky Discovery site.

More astronomy resources

Space Facts is a growing collection of interesting facts about space, covering the planets, solar system, space exploration, galaxies and more.

60 Second Adventures in Astronomy is a series of 12 60-second animations, voiced by David Mitchell, examining different concepts related to astronomy, from the Big Bang to relativity, from black holes to dark matter.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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