March 2013

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

Here’s what’s inside the 108-pages and coverdisc.

- Great spring galaxies… Celebrate the return of the famous Realm of Galaxies with our 15-stop observing tour.

- Top 10 dark-sky locations in Cornwall… The county at the foot of the UK boasts some pristine skies - if you know where to look.

- The one-time wanderer… All you need to prepare for potentially spectacular Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS.

- The medieval Big Bang... Discover how the roots of modern cosmology can be traced back to a 13th century bishop.

- The lost constellations – Eight of the weird and wonderful star patterns that failed to capture popular imagination.

- Reviews: we review the Canon EOS-1D X DSLR, three William Optics GTF-81 apo refractor and the Sky-Watcher AllView 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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