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Virtual Planetarium

Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through this month’s night-sky highlights.

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Interview – Danica Remy, Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day 2019 occurs on 30 June. Danica Remy, co-founder of Asteroid Day, talks the science of space rocks and why she’s making them a global priority.


Audiobook preview

Download a chapter from the audio book No Shadow of a Doubt, a new title about a 1919 eclipse expedition to prove Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Clip provided courtesy of www.audible.co.uk

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Observing forms

Record your observations of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Venus and the Sun with our handy printable forms.

If you observe the Sun, remember NEVER to look at it with your naked eye; either project it through your telescope or use a solar filter on your telescope’s front lens.

Jupiter (PDF)

Mars (PDF)

Saturn (PDF)

Venus (PDF)

The Sun (PDF)


Binocular and deep-sky tours

Download this month’s binocular and deep-sky tour charts. The charts are printed in black on white so they can be viewed under red light at your telescope.

Binocular Tour (PDF)

Deep-Sky Tour (PDF)


Hotshots

View our gallery of the top images sent in by readers this month.


Eye on the sky

Galaxy M87

Star HR 8799 and surroundings, Digitized Sky Survey 2, 27 March 2019. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin.
Star HR 8799 and surroundings, Digitized Sky Survey 2, 27 March 2019. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin.
Supermassive black hole in M87, Event Horizon Telescope, 10 April 2019. Credit: EHT Collaboration
Supermassive black hole in M87, Event Horizon Telescope, 10 April 2019. Credit: EHT Collaboration
Messier 100, Very Large Telescope, 29 April 2019. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton
Messier 100, Very Large Telescope, 29 April 2019. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton
The Southern Crab Nebula, Hubble Space Telescope, 18 April 2019. Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI
The Southern Crab Nebula, Hubble Space Telescope, 18 April 2019. Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI
Star HR 8799 and surroundings, Digitized Sky Survey 2, 27 March 2019. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin.
Star HR 8799 and surroundings, Digitized Sky Survey 2, 27 March 2019. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin.

Equipment review guide

Download a guide to the results of every equipment review we’ve ever done.

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The Sky at Night, April 2019