The Sky at Night

Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky. From comets to quasars, there is always something fascinating to discuss in the Universe.

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Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (1957 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary

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Outback Astronomy

Episode 2018-07-08; Jul 8, 2018

In February 2018, news broke that astronomers had seen the cosmic dawn - the moment when stars first formed, flooding the universe with light. What's remarkable is that this incredible event was discovered by an instrument the size of a ping-pong tab

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2018-07-08: Outback AstronomyJul 8, 2018
2018-06-10: Jupiter: Up Close and PersonalJun 10, 2018
2018-05-13: Gaia: A Galactic RevolutionMay 13, 2018
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