October 2012

The October 2012 issue of Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 106-pages and coverdisc.

- Neil Armstrong… Patrick remembers the late Apollo 11 pioneer.

- 15 years of Cassini… The spectacular shots that have given us a new understanding of Saturn and its moons.

- Brace for impact!…  We travel to the future to find out what will happen when our Galaxy meets Andromeda.

- Astronomy Photographer of the Year ... More than 800 entered, now see the winners.

- Seeing the light – Add a bit of colour to your planetary views with our practical guide to filters.

- Stargazing skills – Escaping light pollution

- Reviews: we review the QHY IMG0H monochrome CCD camera, the Avalon Instruments M-UNO equatorial mount and the Celestron SkyProdigy 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

-  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 October including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects in the October 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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