be a better astronomer
The 15 tips and tricks you need to get even better night sky views
The universe is a big place. While you may have learned to navigate the night sky on a basic level, are you getting as much as you can from your observing? You may be a casual stargazer, or you may have more serious ambitions; either way there are some tried-and-tested ways of doing things better. Many things can determine when you should step outside, from the phase of the Moon to how well prepared you are. Are you dark adapted? Are you dressed for the occasion? Are you looking at the star clusters and nebulae properly? From understanding your eyes to pushing yourself to learn more, these tips will help you improve your night under the stars and get better results. As always with stargazing and astronomy, there’s always something new to learn.