BEHIND THE SCENES
THE SKY AT NIGHT IN DECEMBER Four, 10 December, 10pm (first repeat Four, 14 December, 7.30pm)*
WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY The Sky at Night’s
Christmas special this year is a beginner’s guide to astronomy. Maggie explains the science behind the Northern Lights, Chris looks at how to navigate using the stars, and Pete shows us some night-sky highlights. Plus, advice on what equipment to buy and how to get the most from it.
*Check www.bbc.co.uk/skyatnight for subsequent repeat times