June 2017

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Published: June 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm

This month's features:

- Spying On The Neighbours - what the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope might reveal about our Solar System


- Gravity, The Mysterious Force - Dr Marcus Chown takes a look at the contradictory nature of gravity

- The Realm Of Ghosts - explore the science of the faint galaxies that lie within Virgo

- White Light Observing - our beginner's guide to viewing the Sun safely

- Bursts Of Mystery - how scientists are finally beginning to understand fast radio bursts

Equipment reviews

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro SynScan equatorial mount

William Optics GT71 apo refractor

ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool colour camera

Online Bonus Content

A video interview with NASA scientist Dr Jane Rigby on how the James Webb Space Telescope will observe the early Universe

Watch an hour-long special of The Sky at Night celebrating the show's 60th anniversary

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

Download a PDF and audio chapter of Neil deGrasse Tyson's new book Astrophysics For People In A Hurry

Also this month

Scope stats explained in The Guide

How to modify a run-off shed for a scope pillar

Image processing - stacking comets with DeepSkyStacker

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 June Sky Guide featuring June comets, noctilucent clouds and Jupiter's Galilean moons

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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