January 2012

- 10 Must-see Sights for 2012… we reveal the top night sky highlights for the year ahead.
 

- Stargazing LIVE….our behind the scenes exclusive on the BBC’s 3 night astronomy extravaganza   

 
- Patrick Moore’s binocular tour – the best binocular targets to observe in January
 
- Image Processing…bring your Solar System images to life with part 1 of our 4 part series.  
 
- Stargazing skills explores our planet’s orbit around the Sun and the effect it has on our night sky.
 
- Patrick Moore recalls the occasions when the filming of The Sky at Night went less than smoothly.    
 
- Observing kit for winter - how to stay warm while observing outside.
 
- The Planet Rush…we look at Kepler’s many-planet systems.  
 
- Reviews: we review the Celestron SkyProdigy 90 in First Light and four 100-degree field-of-view eyepieces in our Group Test.
 
- Watch an episode of The Sky at Night, print out our deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, print out observing forms to record your observations, watch astronomy videos and view your Hotshots pictures on the coverdisc.
 
- Guides covering how to image Venus and the Moon, sketch M34 and observe the lunar crater Proclus.
 
- 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 night 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.
 

- 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: 
20/12/2011
Issue Number: 
80
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