February/March 2017 issue – out now!
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Inside the February/March 2017 issue – on sale now:
The world's biggest dish — China's 500-metre radio telescope begins work.
Pluto's moons — Scientists thought they knew what to expect, but they were wrong.
Black holes — How did the first black holes form? There's still no clear idea.
Big bang of the 1980s — Remembering the brightest supernova in 400 years.
Seeing double — There are plenty of sights to see in Gemini.
Totality — An ambitious program to study 2017's great solar eclipse.
OBSERVING & EXPLORING:
Binocular highlight — Grab your binoculars and witness the jewel of the southern skies.
Under the stars — There's lots to see between Sirius and Procyon.
Planets — Watch as the Moon 'swallows a star' in February.
Meteors — Keep your eyes open for the Alpha Centaurid meteors.
Double star notes — A wide variety of stars await you in Canis Major.
Variable stars — The ups and downs of Leo's famous variable star.
Comets — Lots of comets, old and new, on view in the sky.
The Moon — Tracking down the source of the mystery 'ray' in Serenitatis.
Solar System — Venus is never quite what it seems to be.
Test report — How good are Meade's three LightBridge Mini telescopes?
Astronomer’s workbench — How to build your own off-axis guider for astrophotography.
...and much more.
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