November 2011

The November 2011 issue of Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops tomorrow!
 
Here’s what’s inside the jam-packed 108-pages and coverdisc
 
- The Ultimate Guide to the Aurora… our definitive guide to this stunning celestial phenomenon, including guides on how to observe and photograph the Northern Lights.
 

- Curiosity launches for Mars….NASA’s new rover sets off for the Red Planet.

 
- Chasing clusters…can you spot 21 star clusters in our observing challenge.
 
- A beginners’ guide to…refractors  
 
- Patrick Moore looks at the comets that have given astronomers the slip.  
 
 
- How to…make your own finderscope.
 
- Reviews: we review the Celestron CGEM DX 1400 HD in First Light and four 8x40 binoculars in our Group Test. Plus we test six beginners’ telescopes in our Group Test extra.
 
- 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 an asteroid, sketch NGC 7789 and observe the lunar Apennines.
 
- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to the what you can see in the night skies in November including the Deep-Sky Tour of faint fuzzies in the November 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: 
18/10/2011
Issue Number: 
78
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