January 2011

Here’s what’s inside the jam-packed 108-pages and coverdisc of the UK’s best selling astronomy magazine.

 

- Patrick Moore’s guide to 2011…the year’s night sky highlights for begonners and experts

 

- Stargazing Live, Will Gater talks to Brian Cox about his new astronomy series in January.

 

- Ice haloes, we find out what causes these fascinating daytime phenomena.

 

- Reviews: we review the Tele Vue 3.7mm Ethos-SX 110º eyepiece in First Light and three full frame DSLRs in our Group Test.

 

- Apollo 14 – the story of three men, the Moon and a game of golf.

 

- Beginners’ guide to…occultations

 

- Watch an episode of The Sky at Night, print out our deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, get a extra images and video from the DSLR group test, watch astronomy videos and view your Hotshots pictures on the coverdisc.

 

- We show you how to clean a reflector

 

- Patrick Moore celebrates four centuries since the birth of the Moon-mapper Johannes Hevelius

 

- An article on aurorae throughout the Solar System

 

- Hunt for the hidden star – we investigate whether the Sun has a cold, dark neighbour.

 

- Guides covering how to capture an image of January’s partial solar eclipse, sketch the Crab Nebula and observe the lunar crater Einstein.

 

- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to the what you can see in the night skies in January including the Deep-Sky Tour of faint fuzzies in the January 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 Steve Richards 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 (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

On Sale Date: 
21/12/2010
Issue Number: 
68
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