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The latest astronomy events from around the country.

News
ALMA dust discovery raises questions about galaxy formation in the early days of
ALMA dust discovery raises questions about the formation of early galaxies
Interdisciplinary team model a microbe that could survive the Saturnian moon's m
Interdisciplinary team model a microbe that could survive in seas of methane
The vehicles that helped launch Apollo are still going strong, five decades late
The vehicles that helped launch Apollo are still going strong, five decades later
Intermediate-mass black holes could be the key to supermassive black hole format
Intermediate-mass black holes could be the key step in their evolution
New technique is hailed as a major breakthrough for exogeology
New technique is hailed as a major breakthrough for exoplanet geology
NASA’s Maven probe has completed the first of five ‘deep dip’ manoeuvres
NASA’s Maven probe has completed the first of five ‘deep dip’ manoeuvres
Planet with six times the mass of Jupiter will be gone in 200 million years' tim
Planet with six times the mass of Jupiter will be gone in 200 million years' time
Scientists come a step closer to solving cosmic riddle of very active 'starburst
Scientists come closer to solving cosmic riddle of very active 'starburst' galaxies
Follow the test of the new vehicle from launch to splash down.
Scientists discover a nascent multiple star system for the first time
Scientists discover a nascent multiple star system for the first time
New British-built microsatellite will study the atmospheres of exoplanets
New British-built microsatellite will study the atmospheres of exoplanets
New analysis of unusual meteorite suggests it is typical of the Martian crust
New analysis of unusual meteorite suggests it is typical of the Martian crust
Mysterious objects in Spitzer images identified with the help of participants in
Strange objects in Spitzer images identified with help from the Milky Way Project
The Moon, long ignored by space agencies, is about to get a lot busier
Radar telescopes found a secondary body in orbit around the near-Earth object 2004 BL86
The giant space rock will be visible even through small amateur telescopes
Equipment Review

Browse through our ever-growing archive of telescope and equipment reviews from the magazine.

Celestron NexStar Evolution 8
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Mesu-Mount 200
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Orion SkyQuest XX16g Dobsonian
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The Complete Guide
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We introduce the art of deep-sky photography

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We show you how to capture stunning images of the Sun

Taking an image of the Sun gives you the opportunity to study a star close-up. Of course, there...

Columnists

Here’s where you’ll find articles by our columnists including Sir Patrick Moore, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Keith Hopcroft.

One of the Moon's lesser-known features comes under Patrick's scrutiny

Patrick looks at one of the Moon's most picturesque features, the Bay of Rainbows

Aridaeus is a small impact crater surrounded by rills systems

Poll

What should ESA do next?

On 12 November ESA will try to land Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as part of one of the agencies most daring missions, Rosetta. What big task should they try and tackle next?

ESA's Philae lander
Blogs
Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:26pm

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:11am

Paul Money discusses the latest astro equipment news

Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:22pm

BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Reviews Editor, Paul Money, discusses the latest astro equipment news

Astronomy for Beginners

Here’s where you’ll find observing guides, how-to articles and great astronomy hints and tips. Don’t forget to also check out our comprehensive astronomy dictionary.

'How To' Guide

 

How to use Norton's Star Atlas
'How To' Guide

A star atlas is a tool you shouldn’t be without. We reveal how to get the most out of one of the best atlases available.

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