August 2010

- The impossible star …Will Gater looks at the Herschel space telescope discovery of a star that shouldn’t exist

- Jupiter’s moons – Paul Sutherland reveals how our knowledge of the Galilean moons has advanced in 25 years.

- Patrick Moore writes about the recent burst of activity at Jupiter including the missing belt and recent impact.

- Beginners’ guide to…equatorial mounts (part 3) .

- Satellite tracking software, observing forms and Jupiter’s moons events on the coverdisc.

- We show you how to build a telescope trolley

- Speed freaks – we look at the fastest things in the Solar System .

- The Sky at Night Magazine award - find out who won the inaugural award for excellence in amateur astronomy.

- Guides covering how to capture an image of Albrieo, sketch the Veil Nebula and observe the lunar crater Bullialdus.

- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to the what you can see in the night skies in August including the cut out and keep Deep-Sky Tour of faint fuzzies in the summer skies.

- The monthly Bulletin pages which bring you up to date on all the latest astronomical news as well as Cutting Edge analysis articles which highlight brand new research.

- Our Scope Doctor answers your technical kit questions.

- The greatest astronauts – we ask you to vote for the greatest astronaut in history from our shortlist.

- Reviews: we review the QHYA Pro CCD camera in First Light and four solar telescopes in our Group Test.

- Interactive: your letters, tweets, forum posts and readers’ scopes

- Gear – Vincent Whiteman rounds up the latest astronomical accessories

- What’s On listings – find out what astronomy events are on near you (also with astronomy related radio listings.)

- Hotshots: this month's pick of your very best astrophotos

- Beautiful new images from space in Eye on the Sky

- The latest astronomy books reviewed

- What I really want to know is – Chris Bramley talks to scientist Hitesh Changela who wants to know…what is a comet made of?

On Sale Date: 
20/07/2010
Issue Number: 
63
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