November 2013

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

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

- The world waits for ISON… Your guide to observing comet C/2012 S1 ISON, including key dates, magnitude estimates and more.

- Chirality: the new search for life in the Solar System- We take a peek at the new technology that could change the way we explore nearby planets and moons.

- The demon of autumn… Discover the secrets of Algol, the best beginner variable star in the night sky.

- Skylab: the final mission... Relive the last days of America's first space station, the ill-fated and accident prone Skylab.

Comets: chemical couriers? – We investigate theories that comets could have seeded Earth with the vital ingredients for life.

- Reviews: we review the Stralight Xpress Trius-H814 CCD camera, the Explore Scientific 9mm 120 degree eyepiece and the Starlight Xpress Mini Filter Wheel with OAG.

-  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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