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.
Altair Wave 152 ED triplet refractor
Helios Stellar II 16×80 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.
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.