With National Astronomy Week from 14 to 22 November, many people will want to learn their way around the sky. This video from the SPA will help you find your way around the bright planets and major constellations on view during the month.
It was recorded on 4 November and takes you on a quick tour around the sky, showing you how to pick out such deep-sky wonders as the Pleiades star cluster, the Double Cluster and the Andromeda Galaxy, using either the naked eye or ordinary binoculars. You can see for yourself light that has travelled for 2½ million years to reach your eyes!
A look at the night sky visible during National Astronomy Week 2020 (NAW) in the UK, which runs from 14 to 22 November. Includes Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, major constellations and some deep-sky objects visible with binoculars — the Andromeda Galaxy, the Pleiades star cluster and the Double Cluster.