The November 2014 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!
Here’s what’s inside the 108-pages and coverdisc.
- The supernova shop… Peer behind the scenes of an Oxfordshire lab where scientists recreate star death.
- How to dodge a comet - Find out how NASA plans to save its Mars orbiters from approaching comet Siding Spring.
- The X-plained files… We reveal the down-to-Earth reality behind sightings of flying saucers and other UFOS.
- Jupiter's shrinking spot... Jupiter's signature storm is smaller than it has ever been. But is it in inexorable decline?
Holidays and the heavens – The best destinations for stargazing at home and abroad - plus, hotels with telescopes.
- Reviews: we review the HoTech advanced CT laser collimator, the Orion StarShoot HD video/web broadcasting camera and the Avalon M-Zero mount and tripod.
- 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 February including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects 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 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.