sohoIt is sometimes hard to realise today, as we look at the latest images of some object that have been sent back from space, that our knowledge of even the planets in our solar system was virtually non existent a hundred years ago.

Today if someone advanced the theory that there were canals and life on Mars we would laugh but only fairly recently highly respected astronomers were advancing such theories and being taken seriously by both the public and the scientific community.

These pages are devoted to the astronomical research undertaken from space.