November 2015

The November 2015 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 108 pages.

- Uncovering the Kuiper Belt - the story of the outer Solar System region, currently being explored by NASA's New Horizons
 
- Imaging under city skies - learn the secrets to beating light pollution from an urban amateur astronomer
 
- The Universe in 3D - we pay a visit to Britain's first 3D planetarium
 
- Rosetta: the journey so far - looking back on a year of Rosetta revelations and its study of comet 67P
 
- Exoplanets imagined - how do NASA illustrators create artwork of planets no-one can see?
 
- 15 years on the ISS - astronaut Scott Parazynski reveals what life is like 400km above Earth
 
- Reviews: Orion Optics VX8 f/4.5 Newtonian reflector, the Vixen AP-SM mount and Baader Morpheus eyepieces
 
- Access the bonus content for our ESA GAIA special looking at the satellite that is mapping a billion stars. Watch our interview with project scientist Timo Prusti, view ESA videos looking at the development of GAIA from its birth to its launch and download our factfile covering the most significant moments in the journey so far
 
Plus, September's BBC Sky at Night episode looking at Solar System evolution, the deep sky tour chartget started guides, observing forms and Hotshots and Eye On The Sky picture galleries
 
- Understanding spectroscopy in The Guide
 
- How to make a pipe spectrometer
 
- Image processing - calibrating with flat frames
 
- Monthly Bulletin pages bring you up to date with all the latest astronomical news, as well as Cutting Edge revealing the highlights from brand new research
 
- Our November Sky Guide featuring November meteors, Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina, an all-sky chart, a deep-sky tour and more...
 
- 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
 
- 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: 
18/09/2015
Issue Number: 
125
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