February 2014 – Orion and the Birth of Stars

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Gemini and the planet Jupiter. This time, we focus on the constellation of Orion and its association with the birth of stars. Constellation IX […]

January 2014 – Gemini and Jupiter

Heavens Above! Happy new year to all Heavens Above! readers! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Boötes and the planet hosting star, tau Boo. This time, we focus on the constellation of […]

Boötes and the exoplanet-hosting star, tau Boo

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Virgo and comet ISON. This time, we focus on the constellation of Boötes and the exoplanet-hosting star, tau Boo. Constellation VII – Boötes The […]

November 2013 – Virgo and comet ISON

Heavens Above!   Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Lyra and the phenomenon known as the precession of the equinoxes. This time, we focus on the constellation of Virgo and comet ISON. […]

October 2013 – Lyra and the Precession of the Equinoxes

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Sagittarius and the black hole, Sagittarius a* at the Galactic Centre. This time, we focus on the constellation of Lyra and the precession of […]

September 2013 – Sagittarius and the Galactic Centre

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Perseus and the annual meteor shower that bears its name, the Perseids. I hope many readers managed to catch a glimpse of this beautiful […]

August 2013 – Perseus and the Perseid Meteor Shower

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on Ursa Minor and Polaris, the pole star. This time, we focus on the constellation of Perseus and the Perseid meteor shower that happens this month. Constellation III […]

July 2013 – Ursa Minor and Polaris

Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of Sci@StAnd, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we looked at Ursa Major, otherwise known as the Great Bear and its asterism, the Plough (or the Big Dipper). This month, we focus on Ursa Minor, the Little Bear and its links to […]

June 2013 – Ursa Major & The Plough

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