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21 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autumnal Equinox »
Astronomically, we say ‘farewell’ to Summer at the Autumnal Equinox, when the Sun passes over the equator - at 1330 UTC (1...
31 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farewell Summer . . »
In meteorological terms, 1 September is the beginning of Autumn in the northern hemisphere. Meteorologists define nort...
23 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEW ‘SMILE PATH’ IDENTIFIED AND NAMED BY NATURAL NAVIGATOR TRISTAN GOOLEY »
The award-winning navigational expert reveals how some of these new paths, created by humans circumnavigating an obstacle,...
13 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Neowise comet visible »
The very large comet should be visible from the northern hemisphere for the rest of July. Comet C/2020 F3, ‘Neowi...
19 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer solstice »
The Sun reaches its highest northerly latitude on 20 June. The Sun will be at its highest latitude of ~23.4ºN...
30 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer is upon us »
In meteorological terms, 1 June is the beginning of Summer in the northern hemisphere. Meteorologists define nort...
04 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eta Aquariid meteor shower »
The meteor shower will peak between midnight and dawn on 5-6 May 2020.      Although peaking at tha...
21 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyrids meteor shower »
The night of 21-22 April sees the peak of the meteor shower. The Lyrid meteor shower takes place annually between...
28 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer Time arrives »
Europe adopts Summer Time Under a EU directive of 2002, which states that ‘Summer Time’ will be observed between...
19 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Astronomical Spring »
Astronomically, Spring starts at the Vernal Equinox, when the Sun crosses the equatorial into the northern hemisphere - at...
28 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring is upon us »
1 March represents the start of meteorological Spring. In meteorological terms, Spring in the northern hemisphere...
24 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New World Magnetic Model released »
The British Geological Survey (BGS) and US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have published a new mag...
21 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter is upon us »
In meteorological terms, Winter in the northern hemisphere covers the months of December, January and February....
30 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter is upon us »
In meteorological terms, Winter in the northern hemisphere covers the months of December, January and February....
23 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The end of Summer Time »
Sunday 27 October sees clocks in the EU drop Summer Time. Under an EU directive of 2002, which states that ‘Summe...
22 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autumnal Equinox »
Astronomically, we say ‘farewell’ to Summer at the Autumnal Equinox, when the Sun passes over the equator - at 0750 UTC (0...
31 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farewell Summer . . »
In meteorological terms, 1 September is the beginning of Autumn in the northern hemisphere. Meteorologis...
19 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer solstice »
The Sun reaches its highest northerly latitude on 21 June. The Sun will be at its highest latitude of ~23.4ºN at...
31 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer is upon us »
In meteorological terms, 1 June is the beginning of Summer in the northern hemisphere. Meteorologists define nort...
27 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Migrating vulture arrested as a spy »
Yemeni Government forces detained the bird on suspicion that an attached GPS tracker was a spy device for Houthi militants...
25 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overland migration of Arctic Terns revealed »
Data from a landmark study of the world’s longest migrating seabird reveals how overland migration is an integral part of...
29 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Europe moves to Summer Time »
Under an EU directive of 2002, which states that ‘Summer Time’ will be observed between the last Sundays in March and Octo...
19 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Astronomical Spring »
Astronomically, Spring starts at the Vernal Equinox, when the Sun crosses the equatorial into the northern hemisphere - at...
28 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring is upon us »
1 March represents the start of meteorological Spring. In meteorological terms, Spring in the northern hemisphere...
21 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Real Winter is upon us »
Today, 21 December, is the astronomical start of Winter. The Sun reaches its furthest southerly latitude of 23º...
01 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter is upon us »
In meteorological terms, Winter in the northern hemisphere covers the months of December, January and February....
27 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The end of Summer Time »
Sunday 28 October sees clocks in the EU drop Summer Time. Under an EU directive of 2002, which states that ‘Summ...
21 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autumnal astronomical equinox »
In astronomical terms, autumn starts at the autumnal equinox - this year at 0245 UTC on 23 September. The Sun wi...
01 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First day of Autumn »
In meteorological terms, 1 September is the first day of Autumn. Meteorologists define Autumn as the months of...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer solstice »
  The Sun reaches its highest northerly latitude today The Sun will be at its highest latitude of ~23.4ºN a...
31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer is upon us »
Summer is upon us 3In meteorological terms, 1 June is the beginning of Summer in the northern hemisphere. Meteo...