November 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This month's features:

- A free mini mag - our eight-page pullout guide to starting astrophotography

- The Thrilling 30 - our pick of the top celestial sights you need to see this month, suitable for beginners

- Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 - we reveal the winners of this year's astrophotography competition

- Keep Warm and Carry On - our guide to the kit you need to beat the cold this season

- Imaging for Science - how your photos of Jupiter can contribute to science

- 6 Months on Mars - it's been an eventful time for the Red Planet. We round up the past half-year.

 


The winners of this year's Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition were announced at a special ceremony at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (pictured) on 23 October. See the winning images in our November issue.

 

Equipment reviews

Altair Wave 152 ED triplet refractor

Helios Stellar II 16x80 binoculars

Panther TTS-160 tracking mount

 


Online Bonus Content

We speak to Astronomer Royal Martin Rees about the future of humanity and the challenges that lie ahead

Watch an episode of The Sky at Night in which the team look at new missions to study asteroids

Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through November's night skies in the Virtual Planetarium.

 


Watch an episode of The Sky at Night in this month's Bonus Content. The team look at the threat of asteroids and the new missions sending spacecraft to study them.

 

Also this month

A guide to novice errors and how to avoid them

How to photograph star trails

Image processing - polishing up your star trail photos

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 two bright comets, this month's meteors, variable star Mira and the Pleiades.

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


 

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On Sale Date: 
24/10/2018
Issue Number: 
162
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