I am excited to be included in this campaign for #30DaysWild and present some of my top tips for star gazing.
Thank you for visiting this page – here are links to some further information related to the top tips:
- Moon and planets visibility from your location, meteor showers and other general astronomy tools: https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/
- Other phenomena to watch for:
Moonbows (what I was talking about in the video, proper name: Moon ring, 22° halo) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/22%C2%B0_halo
Moonbows (proper) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonbow
Sun dogs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_dog
Noctilucent clouds https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noctilucent_cloud
- Report a fireball sighting:
(a fireball is a brighter-than-usual shooting star (aka meteor) that lasts longer than a second and might have varying colours, obviously break apart and/or leave a longlasting trail https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid#Fireball)
- Night sky atlas apps/websites:
- Sighting opportunities for the International Space Station:
- If it is cloudy, you can spot different types of cloud instead!