August 2013

The August 2013 issue of Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 116-pages and coverdisc.

- The summer survival guide… Twelve ways you can make the most of of the long days and get yourself ready for the new season.

- Alien Worlds… We find out what's next in the hunt for exoplanets.

- Going it alone… How to survive when you forgego the tour groups and head out to find the Northern Lights unguided.

- Sailing on a sea of light... The thrills of taking to the ocean waves for a glimpse of the aurora borealis.

Which astronomer are you? – Our quiz will help you get more from your passion. 

- Reviews: we review the Meade LX200-ACF 8-inchScmidt-Cassegrain, the TS APO906 refractor and the Takahashi PNM-1 mount.

-  Watch an episode of The Sky at Night, print out our deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, print out observing forms to record your observations, watch astronomy videos and view your Hotshots pictures on the coverdisc.

- Guides covering how to capture an image of the crescent of Venus, sketch Saturn and observe the lunar crater Taruntius.

- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to what you can see in the night skies in February including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects in the November night skies.

- The monthly Bulletin pages which bring you up to date on all the latest astronomical news as well as Cutting Edge analysis articles which highlight brand new research. 

- 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 (also with astronomy related tv & radio listings.)

- 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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