Look out for the Teapot, a group of stars that looks as if it has the steam of the Milky Way coming out of its spout
10 August 2022
ONE of the highlights of stargazing at this time of year is finding a dark enough spot to see the majestic bulge of the Milky Way. From March to September, we are in the perfect position to observe our galaxy’s dense core of stars, which appears as a band of light across the sky.
Another treat in the sky at the moment is the Teapot. This asterism, a collection of stars that isn’t a formal constellation, is one of the most recognisable patterns seen in the sky right now. In the northern hemisphere, it sits in the perfect spot …