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The Sky at Night

They Fall to Earth

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lucie Green and Chris Lintott look at the Natural History Museum's meteorite collection and discuss the Russian impact. Jon Culshaw goes on a meteorite hunt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Presenter:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

Lives of the Stars

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Stars are full of variety - they can be big or little, bright or dim. Lucie Green and Chris Lintott discuss stars' lives and what happens to them when they die. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Exploring Mars

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Astronomy series. Including, how Nasa's space rover Curiosity is finding out new things about Mars, and the spacecraft Mars Express celebrates a decade on the planet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Fatal Attraction

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The team look at black holes, the beating heart of galaxies which also have a destructive side. Chris Lintott visits the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Space Surgery Special

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The team go camping at the Brecon Beacons star party and answer viewers' problems and queries about what to see in the night sky and how to use a telescope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Moore Winter Marathon Results

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

To find out how everyone got on in Sir Patrick Moore's last Moore Winter Marathon, Chris Lintott and Lucie Green travel to the Kielder observatory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Participant:
Jon Culshaw

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The team join in the solstice revelry at Stonehenge, one of the most obvious connections between ancient man and the celestial calendar, and launch the Moore Moon Marathon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

The Sky at Night

Stunning Saturn

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

With Saturn in our evening skies, the team investigate the storm that is still raging in the planet's atmosphere, and illustrate Saturn's 'opposition effect'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Storm Chasing

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sir Patrick Moore discusses violent eruptions in the atmospheres of other worlds, and John Culshaw goes in search of the aurora borealis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Participant:
Jon Culshaw
Participant:
Lucie Green
Participant:
Pete Lawrence
Participant:
Paul G Abel
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Exploring Mars

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

As the spacecraft Mars Express celebrates a decade at the red planet, Chris Lintott and Lucie Green pick out some of the highlights, including the 'face of Mars'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Fatal Attraction

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Chris Lintott talks to the astronomer royal about black holes, the beating heart at the centre of galaxies which also have a destructive side. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Participant:
Martin Rees
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Space Surgery Special

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team go camping at the Brecon Beacons star party and answer viewers' problems and queries about what to see in the night sky and how to use a telescope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

In the Blink of an Eye

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Exploring the world of transient phenomena, including the event that created the recently-detected gravitational wave, the collision of two neutron stars. Show more

The Sky at Night

Venus and the Midnight Sun

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The Sky at Night travels to the Arctic Circle and the archipelago of Svalbard to see the Transit of Venus, during which Venus passes in front of the sun. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Participant:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

The Brightest Star

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The team explore stargazing in the daytime, show how seasons change on other planets across the solar system and examine what makes the sun special. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Reporter:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

They Fall to Earth

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Lucie Green and Chris Lintott look at the Natural History Museum's meteorite collection and discuss the Russian impact. Jon Culshaw goes on a meteorite hunt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Jon Culshaw
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Venus and the Midnight Sun

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The Sky at Night travels to the Arctic Circle and the archipelago of Svalbard to see the transit of Venus, where the planet passes in front of the sun. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Participant:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

Moore Winter Marathon Results

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

To find out how everyone got on in Sir Patrick Moore's last Moore Winter Marathon, Chris Lintott and Lucie Green travel to the Kielder observatory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Participant:
Jon Culshaw

The Sky at Night

The Sun King

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team are at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, to see how the sun affects our planet. Solar physicist Dr Lucie Green joins them to enjoy its historic telescopes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Participant:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

Moore Moon Marathon

Duration: 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team join astronomers on Blackheath to watch a lunar eclipse, find out how everyone got in the Moore Moon Marathon and discuss the future moon missions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Jon Culshaw
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons