June 2015

The June 2015 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 108-pages.

- NASA: stepping stones to Mars - NASA's James Green on leaving Earth

- ESA: unlocking the secrets of the Solar System - ESA's Mark McCaughrean looks at the robotic explorers making the Solar System a smaller place

- Avoiding Armageddon - Dissecting the Hollywood approach to saving the world

- Surprises at Ceres - What have we learnt since Dawn's arrival at the dwarf planet?

- After Einstein - Contemplating the general theory of relativity and its effect on modern physics

- Milestones in Russian space exploration - How the Soviet Union kickstarted the Space Race

- Reviews: we review the Explore Scientific 16-inch truss tube Dobsonian, the Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5GT mount and the Celestron Skyris 132M.

-  Access our bonus content to hear our interview with MESSENGER Project Scientist Ralph McNutt Jr, watch a video looking at Rosetta's mission so far, view the deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, print out observing forms to record your observations, watch astronomy videos and view the Hotshots and Eye On The Sky picture galleries

- Guides covering the dwarf planets Eris, Haumea and Makemake

- How make a simple all-sky camera and colour saturating the Moon

- The monthly Bulletin pages bring you up to date on all the latest astronomical news, as well as Cutting Edge giving the highlights from brand new research.

- Our June Sky Guide featuring the top sight, an all-sky chart, a deep-sky tour and more...

- 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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