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5 Vital Hand Shapes to Measure Angles in the Sky

Using hands to measure angles in the night sky

Sometimes we just need to skip across the sky a few degrees without needing to do it scientifically. Thankfully, you can use your own hands to estimate five standard night sky angles, and this article shows you how.

How to Find Andromeda Galaxy in the Night Sky

How to find Andromeda galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy (M31) is perhaps the first one that all backyard astronomers try to track down. It might be the brightest, but it’s not easy to find, so this article shows you how.

How to Use a Planisphere

Astronomer's guide to using a planisphere

What is it, why you MUST have one, how they work and some hacks to get the very most out of your planisphere.