01 March 2016 by Brian Jones
As spring gets into full swing, Brian Jones takes a look at the night sky in March and explains how to spot Hydra, the celestial water snake…
09 December 2015 by Brian Jones
Celebrating the winter months with a celestial showpiece, Brian Jones explains how to see Andromeda and her galaxy…
14 September 2015 by Brian Jones
Autumn highlights for astronomers include a total lunar eclipse on 28 September and the chance to spot the constellation of Cepheus.
25 August 2015 by Brian Jones
Walk’s resident stargazer Brian Jones introduces us to Sagitta, a tiny but distinctive constellation resembling a tiny dart, which is often linked to the hero Hercules or to Cupid, the god of love.
21 April 2015 by Brian Jones
Walk’s resident stargazer Brian Jones introduces us to the constellation of Sextans (the sextant), which is most visible in April
27 February 2015 by Brian Jones
Ramblers’ resident stargazer Brian Jones gives us reasons to head outside and check out the night sky, as well as a sneak peak at the details of his new book on stargazing
30 October 2014 by Brian Jones
Providing a sky-high reason to wrap up warm this winter and head outdoors, Brian Jones tells us how to spot Pisces
28 July 2014 by Brian Jones
We all hope for blue skies in the summer, but at night time the heavens can be equally spectacular as Brian Jones explains
16 April 2014 by Brian Jones
The distinctive shape of Leo is unmistakeable – it is one of the few groups actually resembling the object or character that it depicts, in this case the Nemean lion which Hercules slew as the first of his twelve labours.
09 April 2014 by Brian Jones
The Red Planet has returned! Every couple of years, Mars is particularly well placed in the evening sky as it reaches the point in its orbit around the Sun. Walk's resident Starman takes a look at this enigmatic planet.