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OU on the BBC: Stargazing LIVE Series 2 - Episode 1

Updated Tuesday 10th January 2012

Dara O Briain and Professor Brian Cox return for a new series celebrating the wonder of our amazing night sky. What's in the first programme?

Live from Jodrell Bank observatory, the team kick off with a look at the mysteries of the moon and meet Captain Eugene Cernan, the last man ever to walk on its surface.

Liz Bonnin reports direct from South Africa on the differences between the constellations of the northern and southern hemispheres whilst Mark Thompson offers help on buying all the kit you need to get started in astronomy.

The first episode of Stargazing LIVE will air Monday 16th January at 20:30 on BBC Two.

Get closer to the stars with The Open University

If you've really enjoyed the Stargazing Live experience, you might like The Open University's brand-new short course, Galaxies, Stars And Planets.

Visit our main Stargazing LIVE page to explore the story of the Universe with our interactives, and examine meteorites up close. Also enjoy free learning materials about the Moon and more.


For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

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