August 2015

The August 2015 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 108-pages.

- How to get the best out of solar observing and imaging with a Coronado PST
 
- An astronaut’s view of Earth - NASA’s Chris Hadfield discusses the beauty of viewing Earth from space. Plus, our pick of the best images captured by ESA astronauts onboard the ISS
 
- The story of Pluto - from a theorised massive planet to the gatekeeper of the Kuiper Belt
 
- The last New Horizon - everything you need to know about the first mission to the last planet
 
- Justice beyond the atmosphere - as humankind ventures deeper into space, can our laws keep up?
 
- Reviews: the Software Bisque Paramount MYT mount, Altair Astro’s Lightwave 66ED-R refractor and the ZWO ASI174MM mono high frame rate camera
 
- Access the bonus content to hear our interview with Chris Hadfield, read our guide on observing and imaging the Perseid meter shower, watch June’s episode of BBC Sky at Night, view the deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, print out observing forms, watch astronomy videos and view the Hotshots and Eye On The Sky picture galleries
 
- A beginner’s guide to telescope mounts
 
- How to make an electroluminescent panel
 
- Image processing - Solar mosaics part two: blending
 
- Monthly Bulletin pages bring you up to date with all the latest astronomical news, as well as Cutting Edge revealing the highlights from brand new research
 
- Our August Sky Guide featuring the Perseid meter shower, an all-sky chart, a deep-sky tour and more...
 
- Our Scope Doctor answers your technical kit questions
 
- Interactive: your letters, tweets, forum posts and readers’ scopes
 
- Gear – a round up of the latest astronomical accessories
 
- What’s On listings – find out what astronomy events are on near you
 
- 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
On Sale Date: 
16/07/2015
Issue Number: 
123
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