June 2011

The June 2011 issue of Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops today!
 

Here’s what’s inside the jam-packed 108-pages and coverdisc

- The Sun awakens…we explore why our nearest star is bursting back into life.

 
 - Beginners' guide to observing the Sun….we explain how you can safely enjoy views of the Sun.
 

- Astrophotography: the complete guide.

The third part of our in-depth astrophotography course. This 11-page article shows you how to capture stunning images of the planets.-

 

- Patrick Moore on one of the Solar System's most peculiar moons - Iapetus.
 
- Reviews: we review the Orion Atlas 8 EQ-G reflector with Go-To controller in First Light and four off-axis guiders in our Group Test.
 
- On the coverdisc: 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, view your Hotshots pictures and watch a video about how Hubble images are made. 
 
- Guides covering how to image The Milky Way, sketch the Sun and observe the lunar plain Fra Mauro.
 
- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to the what you can see in the night skies in June including the double page Deep-Sky Tour of faint fuzzies in the June 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: 
17/05/2011
Issue Number: 
73
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