The Story of the Stars from Peru to Babylon

Mankind has forever been fascinated by the stars. In the age of darkness, they provided a twinkling suggestion of life beyond Earth. The distant light scattered across the velvet black would have provided stimulation, mystery, and solace.…

Ancient Mapping Of The Stars - How Civilizations Before Us Learned About The Stars

The night sky that we all love watching is full of countless stars. But humans have always wondered about the position of these stars in the universe.…

A Brief History of Maps

We pay homage to the many giants whose shoulders we stand upon. Without accurately mapping the earth, it would be impossible to connect the stars with a location. This was, in fact, the same reason that the very first giant of cartography wanted to start mapping the world.…

Astrology - where does it all come from?

Here at Under Lucky Stars - we love everything to do with the sparkly night sky above. We enjoyed sharing our Constellation Guides and April Part II is coming up next! For now, we wanted to give you a (Short) History of Astrolgoy. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed writing it!…

Take your mind to the Stars

If you love stargazing, you have come to the right place. Soaking up the night sky in all its starry glory is a truly magnificent experience – but it is not always easy. Read all about the history of telescopes and our top picks for telescopes for the budding astronomer!…

SHOOT FOR THE STARS - Unique Gifts for Stargazers

With back-to-back birthdays you are constantly racking your brains for awesome gifts. Put those socks down, we have got you covered! Read on however if you are looking for gifts for serious star-gazers.…