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Welcome to the
Virtual Astronomy Club

Use the clickable links below to get to your section of the Virtual Astronomy Club

- Monthly Editions -

These are the latest monthly editions from the Virtual  Astronomy Club. You will always see last month's edition, the one for the current month, and the next one to go live.

To learn more about how to use the monthly editions for better astronomy, refer to the video below.

Coming 29 October

November 2021

Your guide and challenges for the night sky in November 2021.

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Coming 24 September

October 2021

Your guide and challenges for the night sky in October 2021.

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September 2021

Your guide and challenges for the night sky in September 2021.

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- Observation Challenges Archive -

Observation Challenges Archive

50 Observation Challenges to use throughout the year!

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There are over 40 challenges in our archive now, each with full guides to galaxies, lunar features, double stars, or nebulae.

VAC members have full access for as long as you're enrolled.

If you're not yet a VAC member, find out how to buy and own archive packs for ever using this link

If you already own the Beginner's Guide to Backyard Astronomy, and would like to upgrade to become a member of the Virtual Astronomy Club, click here for a special offer.

The Beginner's Guide to
Backyard Astronomy

Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Backyard Astronomy. Watch the short video below to get started.

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Start Here

An introduction to the Virtual Astronomy Club and the equipment you need.

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Basics of Astronomy

Learn the basics of astronomy, including telescope setup.

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Astronomy Techniques

Techniques to help improve your backyard astronomy skills.

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Constellations

Learn the main constellations you need to find your way around the night sky.

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The Moon

Learn how to see the moon at its best.

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The Planets

Discover our solar system's brightest planets with your telescope.

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A Year of DSOs

12 deep space objects for you to find over the course of the year.

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Resources

Everything you need to get the most out of astronomy.

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Lunar 100 Challenge

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The Lunar 100 Challenge

Take the Lunar 100 challenge: 100 hundred objects to find on the surface of the Moon from the sublimely simple to the fiendishly difficult!

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The Lunar 100 Challenge is our guide to help you get more out of your lunar observations.

This an add-on to the Beginner's Guide to Backyard Astronomy. Lifetime access can be purchased for just $4.99.

Watch the video below to find at more.

If you already own the Beginner's Guide to Backyard Astronomy, and would like to upgrade to become a member of the Virtual Astronomy Club, click here for a special offer.

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