Tutorials

Watching the night sky is a fascinating hobby, but it can be challenging, especially for beginner stargazers. How to find a star? How to photograph the night sky? What galaxies are visible from my location tonight? Here you'll find answers to these and other questions about the night sky. In addition, you'll get detailed instructions on how to use the stargazing app Star Walk 2. This tool will help you to navigate the night sky.

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with Starlink satellites

How to See Starlink Satellite Train 2023

~23 min

Learn how to see Starlink satellites in the sky from your location and get info on the upcoming Starlink launches.

Astronomical News
Meteor Showers: All You Need to Know

Meteor Showers: All You Need to Know

Check this infographic to learn interesting facts about meteor showers. Get tips on how to observe and photograph "shooting stars".

Infographics
Astrophotography (Carter)

How to Photograph the Night Sky: Beginners’ Guide

~6 min

From starry skies and the Milky Way to star-trails and shooting stars, here’s how to capture the night sky using cameras and smartphones.📷

Astronomical News
Averted Vision

How to Better See Faint Objects In The Sky: Averted Vision

~5 min

To see faint objects in the sky, don’t look directly at them. Instead, try averted vision! From this guide, you’ll learn how to use it, and a few other life hacks.

Astronomical News
City skyline with and without light pollution

What is Light Pollution?

~5 min

How does light pollution affect astronomy and our life in general? Find out why light pollution is bad and how you can reduce it.

Astronomical News
Twilight and Magic Hours Explained

Twilight and Magic Hours Explained

When is twilight? What types of twilight are there? What are “magic hours”? Check out our infographic to get answers to these questions.

Infographics
Man watching the night sky

How to Catch a Shooting Star?

Which Moon phase is preferable for observing shooting stars? Where should you look to see the most meteors? With this quiz, you can test your knowledge about meteor showers and get useful tips on how to catch the most shooting stars.

Quizzes