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.…

Top 50 Facts About the Sun

When we think of stars, most people think of the twinkling dots of light in the night sky. There is a much closer and much brighter star which you can see in the daytime, however: the Sun. If you ever want to thank your lucky stars, don’t forget to include the Sun!…

The Infinite Wonders of the Universe

We may be feeling the pinch of the walls and the frustrating checks on our freedom - but there is infinity in our backyard. Let’s just dwell on some of the heart-achingly beautiful observations about the starry sky and our universe.…

April Part II: Look up at the night sky tonight!

Cross your fingers and hope for clear skies tonight – because it's the Lyrid meteor shower! Technically, the Lyrid meteors take place all through late April. Tonight and tomorrow night (21 and 22 April) are particularly special, however, because the shower will be at its peak.…

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!…