November/December 2016 issue – out now!
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Inside the November/December 2016 issue – on sale now:
Our new neighbour – Astronomers have discovered a planet in the habitable zone of the closest star to the Sun.
Pluto’s amazing story – This distant world bristles with geologic diversity unmatched in the outer Solar System.
Observing through a truly large telescope – Enjoying a memorable night of observing through what was once the world’s largest telescope.
Great southern star – New theories and observations are helping astronomers solve the mystery of Eta Carinae’s 19th-century explosion.
Find your Dawes Limit – The famous resolving-power rule may not apply to you. Try these double stars to find out.
OBSERVING & EXPLORING:
Binocular highlight — Star city of the deep south
Tonight’s sky — Avian constellations of the deep south
Planets — Three planets compete for the twilight limelight
Meteors — Don't miss the Puppid-Velid meteors
Double star notes — Doubles in the constellation Fornax
Variable stars — a deep red star to observe
Comets — A New Year’s Eve comet to spot
Going deep — How to catch a galaxy
Exploring the Moon — Twin lunar basins with a twist
Astrophotography – Learn to do lanetary image processing with Autostakkert! software
Test report – We put iOptron’s iPANO AllView Pro mount to the test
Astronomer’s workbench – Make your own collimator; it's easy!
...and much more.
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- Renowned test reviews on astronomy equipment
- Reports on what amateurs around the country are doing
- The finest astronomy features and news coverage
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