Who is the most fascinating person on this planet? No, it isn't a politician, nor is it the Pope, David Beckham, or Angelina Jolie.
Tonight, an asteroid is going to come alarmingly close to us. Should we be worried?
Sir Patrick Moore, who has died aged 89, had the air of a crusty, uncompromising bachelor and slightly dotty boffin who could have walked straight out of a Victorian or Edwardian novel.
This isn't just happening in the north of England, but nonetheless it is happening in the north of England, and so the Guardian Northerner is drawing it to your attention.
Good news for stargazers in the Channel Islands: Sark has been named the world's first "dark sky island".
Lovers of the night sky could be in for a treat tomorrow night as clear conditions are predicted for one of the best astronomical shows of the year.
If you are looking for the calmest, driest and coldest place on Earth your search could be over.