Sun 31st of May 2020 UTC
Astronomy.co.uk Moon Phase Widget
Age: 9 days old
Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 68%
Distance: 363,741 km

Aurora over Sweden

It was bright and green and stretched across the sky. This striking aurora display was captured in 2016 just outside of Östersund, Sweden. Six photographic fields were merged to create the featured panorama spanning almost 180 degrees. Particularly striking aspects of this aurora include its sweeping arc-like shape and its stark definition. Lake Storsjön is seen in the foreground, while several familiar constellations and the star Polaris are visible through the aurora, far in the background. Coincidently, ...Read more

Astronomy.co.uk Star Naming Service

Name a star for yourself or for that special person as the perfect gift that will sparkle for a lifetime! Ideal for any occasion, birthdays, christenings, anniversaries and memorials. Reserve a place in the heavens for your loved ones

Astronomy.co.uk
22nd May 2020 at 22:18
Comet SWAN: Brightest comet of the year will be visible in the UK until mid-June

Likes: 2 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
21st May 2020 at 19:05

Likes: 1 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
14th May 2020 at 07:29
Scientists hear the secret song inside pulsating Delta Scuti stars

Likes: 3 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
10th May 2020 at 19:01

Likes: 2 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
6th May 2020 at 17:00
'Flower moon' to arrive tonight, marking the final supermoon of 2020

Likes: 2 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
6th May 2020 at 08:54
Super Flower Moon: How to spot the last supermoon of 2020

Likes: 0 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
4th May 2020 at 19:32

Likes: 1 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
26th April 2020 at 19:54

Likes: 5 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
21st April 2020 at 18:22

Likes: 0 Comments: 0
Astronomy.co.uk
20th April 2020 at 21:43
The planet that never existed

Likes: 0 Comments: 0