Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest against the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
Repairs to Mills Observatory in Dundee will soon begin after it was left out of action for almost a year and a half.
Stargazers across Tayside and Fife were treated to a stunning and rare spectacle in the night sky on Monday morning.
Progress has been made towards repairing Britain's first purpose-built observatory in Dundee.
More than £100,000 is needed to repair the Mills Observatory dome before it can reopen for public use, it has been revealed.
‘Longest lunar eclipse’ of 21st century due to occur on Friday – and it should be visible across Tayside and Fife
Be very afraid – a “blood moon” is coming, accompanied by Mars, the God of War, shining more fiercely than it has for years.
The UK may have missed the rare spectacle of the 'super blue blood moon' on the final day of January, but the country was still treated to a spectacular lunar display.
The countryside around Broughty Ferry looks set to be the ideal spot for stargazers hoping to catch this weekend's meteor shower.
These images show the scene in the Scottish capital last night as a remarkable August full moon rose above the city.
When a monocled Patrick Moore waxed lyrical about astronomy in The Sky at Night, he popularised the science of the stars in a way that bewitched thousands of young viewers and gave them a lifelong interest in the subject.