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Seasonal stargazing tips from Dr Becky

An astrophysicist at the University of Oxford, Dr Becky Smethurst has an unnatural level of enthusiasm for making videos about science. She focuses on how we know things, not just what we know. She especially loves the things we still don't know.

In this new series, we follow along with Dr Becky as she tours our spaces, looking skyward to discover the patterns of the night sky – with tips for how to get the most out of your stargazing.

Observing the moon

We grab some advice on peering up at the moon, how to view it, why it looks why it looks – and perhaps even a snack suggestion whilst you do it.

Adjusting your eyes to darkness

Dr Becky lets us know what to do before we try our hands at stargazing, and where best to do it!

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