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The stars shone bright in a moonless sky.  High to the South, just about visible to naked eye, you can find our neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda.  Estimated to have around 1 trillion stars, our own galaxy, the Milky Way and Andromeda are hurtling towards each other and will one day collide.    

To the Stars!

The telescope… ‘Did you realise it was going to be that big?‘ Mrs Waterland asks as she walks in the living room. ‘No, I didn’t‘ I reply as I extend the last of the three tripod legs.  ‘And I haven’t put the telescope on yet!’ I add. I’ve always been interested in astronomy and buying the DSLR tracking mount last year really fired up my interest.  No more indecision, I decided, as I press the ‘buy now’ button on a […]