Anyone can be a stargazer! Take a look at different ways we can explore the night sky! Stargazing is a fun and FREE family activity that you can do together - and be socially distanced!
Finding Constellations in the night sky!
There are 5 constellations that are easy to find (if you know what you're looking for).
1. The Big Dipper/URSA MAJOR, 'The Great Bear'
2. The Little Dipper/URSA MINOR, 'The Little Bear'
3. Orion, 'The Hunter'
4. Taurus, 'The Bull'
5. Gemini, 'The Twins'
Read more about the stars and their locations here:
CBeebies Stargazing explores the wonders of the night sky and the universe. Play the game, listen to special stories and watch clips featuring your favourite CBeebies friends.
For Youth & Families:
Google Sky is a great app that lets you explore the reaches of space through the "eyes" of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Digitized Sky Survey. Plus, find where the planets are in the sky at a given time by typing the name of a planet in the search box.
(Download the app for FREE on your tablet or phone!)
Find more apps to download here:
Ykids website https://ykids.co.uk/
Ykids Online https://www.ykidsonline.co.uk/