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The following articles relate to developments at the NSO and Liverpool Telescope during 2009, but also includes a few astronomy-related news items that we think may be of interest to schools.

UK's New VISTA Telescope starts work

15th December 2009

Geminid Meteor Shower : 12 - 14th December 2009

8th December 2009

Image of the Month - November 2009

7th December 2009

The Night Sky in December 2009

1st December 2009

LCROSS spacecraft discovers water on the Moon

16th November 2009

Schools MoonWatch 19 - 29 November 2009

12th November 2009

Image of the Month - October 2009

8th November 2009

The Night Sky in November 2009

1st November 2009

Image of the Month - September 2009

9th October 2009

LCROSS spacecraft set to crash on the Moon

6th October 2009

The Night Sky in October 2009

1st October 2009

Results of the Moon Landing Competition

24th September 2009

New Gigagalaxy view of the Milky Way

16th September 2009

NSO Gravity Simulator goes live

8th September 2009

Image of the Month - August 2009

5th September 2009

The Night Sky in September 2009

1st September 2009

Image of the Month - July 2009

6th August 2009

The Night Sky in August 2009

1st August 2009

40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing - Competition

12th July 2009

Image of the Month - June 2009

9th July 2009

The Night Sky in July 2009

1st July 2009

LRO spacecraft enters orbit around the Moon

26th June 2009

Image of the Month - May 2009

8th June 2009

The Night Sky in June 2009

1st June 2009

We are Astronomers domeshow is launched

24th May 2009

Liverpool Telescope captures departing spacecraft

17th May 2009

Successful double launch for ESA space telescopes

14th May 2009

Image of the Month - April 2009

10th May 2009

The Night Sky in May 2009

1st May 2009

New GRB becomes the most distant object known

28th April 2009

First light for the Kepler Planet Hunter

17th April 2009

Image of the Month - March 2009

9th April 2009

100 Hours of Astronomy : 2nd - 5th April

2nd April 2009

The Night Sky in April 2009

1st April 2009

Spring MoonWatch Event : 28th March - 5th April

28th March 2009

1,000 schools now registered with the NSO

25th March 2009

Globe at Night Project : 16th - 28th March

16th March 2009

Image of the Month - February 2009

5th March 2009

The Night Sky in March 2009

1st March 2009

Comet Lulin now visible to the naked eye

22nd February 2009

Two large satellites collide in low-earth orbit

11th February 2009

Image of the Month - January 2009

9th February 2009

The Night Sky in February 2009

1st February 2009

International Year of Astronomy 2009

15th January 2009

Image of the Month - December 2008

5th January 2009

The Night Sky in January 2009

1st January 2009

ATTENTION

Please note that over the weekend of the 26-29th May 2017 we will be switching over to our brand new website - during this time there may be periods where the site is difficult to access, it will not be possible to register with the website, and users will be unable to request observations from the telescope. Please bear with us during this time. All should be back up and running by the 30th May 2017.