Competition: Seeing Stars


Enter our competition to win one of three copies of Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations, written by Sara Gillingham and published by Phaidon.

Entrants must be UK residents aged 18 or over.






Seeing Stars is a new book aimed at children and young teens that provides a complete guide to the constellations in the night sky, including where and when they can be seen.


We have three copies to give away.

To be in with a chance of winning one, simply answer the following question:




What are the two brightest stars in the Orion constellation? 


Email your answer to with the email heading 'SEEING STARS COMPETITION'.

Closing date for entries is 5pm on 12 November 2018.

Entrants must be UK residents aged 18 or over. Any correct entries received from entrants living outside of the UK will be invalid.

Please read the terms and conditions below carefully before entering. 


Terms & conditions
The Promoter is Immediate Media Company Bristol Limited.
The BBC Code of Conduct for competitions can be found at  and all BBC magazines comply with the Code.
The promotion is open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, aged 18 years or older, except the Promoter's employees or contractors and anyone connected with the promotion or their direct family members.
The closing date for entries is 5pm on 12th November 2018. 
By entering the promotion, the participants agree:
(a) to be bound by these terms and conditions;
(b) that their surname and county of residence may be released if they win a prize; and
(c) that should they win the promotion, their name and likeness may be used by the Promoter for pre-arranged promotional purposes.
Entrants should enter by emailing their answer to with the subject heading 'SEEING STARS COMPETITION'.  Entries received after the closing date of the promotion will not be considered.
The Promoter will use entrants' personal details in accordance with the Immediate Privacy Policy (
Only one entry will be permitted per person, regardless of method of entry.  Bulk entries made by third parties will not be permitted. 
The winning entrants will be the first three correct entries drawn at random from all the correct entries after the closing date. The Promoter's decision as to the winner is final and no correspondence relating to the promotion will be entered into. The Promoter may share the details of the winners with the prize provider for the purposes of fulfilling/delivering the prizes.
The winners will be notified within 48 hours of the close of the promotion by email. If the winner cannot be contacted, or fails to respond within 7 days of such notification being sent, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to a runner up, or to re-offer the prize in any future promotion.
There is no cash alternative and the prize will not be transferable. Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of the same or greater value.
The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the promotion at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.
The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for lost, delayed or fraudulent entries. 
The Promoter excludes liability to the full extent permitted by law for any loss, damage or injury occurring to the participant arising from his or her entry into the promotion or occurring to the winner arising from his or her acceptance of a prize.
The promotion is subject to the laws of England.


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