This page contains useful information to accompany the BBC Stargazing Live shows to be broadcast 18-20 March 2015
The very popular TV show Stargazing Live returns to the BBC on the evenings of 18th to 20th March 2015, once again hosted by Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain.
This year the show coincides with a solar eclipse and will include many news items on astronomy.
In order to support this great show we have prepared this resource page to help you join in this interactive event.
Solar Eclipse - See our Solar Astronomy page for equipment to safely observe this rare event which can be partially seen from the UK on March 20th from 07:40 UT (GMT) Warning - great
care must be taken when observing the Sun. Unprotected observations of
the Sun can cause blindness. Never look at the Sun without suitable
approved filters and equipment.
Comet Observing - Comet Lovejoy is a relatively easy object to find (January 2015), however there are other comets of different colours and tail types that may be observed using binoculars and telescopes - see our recommended range of kit here Comet Gazing Society Events Click here for the BBC Stargazing Live website with details of the shows, local events as well as some very useful 'How To' Videos
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experience possible. If you would like more information on how to
observe these events and what equipment will be most suitable for your
requirements please Contact Us or call 01223 911150.
note: the recommendations and suggestions in these articles are made
for guidance only. The Astronomy Centre cannot accept any responsibility
for the decisions or actions made by the reader as a result of the