‘Donati's Comet, 1858’: frontispiece to 'Sun, Moon and Stars: Astronomy for Beginners' by Agnes Giberne (London, 1910), an astronomical text-book for children.

Watch the skies!

15 February 2013 by

Well, today is certainly a lively day in the heavens, what with meteors over Russia and the close approach of…

A star-crossed astronomer

12 December 2012 by

You may be familiar with our ‘Fellows in Fiction‘ loan collection in the Library, which focuses on books showing real…