July 2012

The July 2012 issue of Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 106-pages and coverdisc.

- The violent Sun… The ferocious nature of our star revealed.

- Down under the shadow… All you need to know to get to Australia for November's total solar eclipse.

- Astronomy through the registers… Travel back in time to find out what our ancestors made of celestial phenomena.

- Patrick Moore turns back the clock to reveal the unpredictable nature of solar cycles.

- Joining the Zooniverse – On the fifth anniversary of Galaxy Zoo, we look at the projects it has inspired.

- Stargazing skills – Summer telescope sights.

- Reviews: we review the Canon EOS 60Da DSLR camera, the StarWave 102ED semi-apo refractor and the BackyardEOS computer program.

-  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 capture an image of the crescent of Venus, sketch Saturn and observe the lunar crater Taruntius.

- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to what you can see in the night skies in July including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects in the July 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 tv & 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: 
19/06/2012
Issue Number: 
86
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