Pi Gazing lets you browse the night sky without having to step outside or wait until nightfall.

We've set up a network of cameras which take pictures of the night sky from dusk till dawn every day.

As the night progresses they record the constellations circling overhead.

They're also motion sensitive. Whenever anything flies past, they record a video. They capture footage of planes, satellites, and shooting stars. We also see rarer phenomena: lightning strikes, fireworks, and glints of light from solar panels on spacecraft.

Nothing beats the experience of looking at the night sky for yourself with a pair of binoculars, but Pi Gazing will help you learn what to look out for. And because our motion-sensitive cameras are keeping constant watch, you may see rare events that you would have to wait a long time to see for yourself.

Recent observations