September 2012

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

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

- Tour the autumn Milky Way … 10 of the best deep sky sights the Galaxy has to offer.

- Guide to the Universe… How the Universe came to be and where it goes from here.

- Expanding the view… How scientists are using the echoes of the past to unravel the dark energy riddle.

- Patrick Moore reminds us of the joys of naked eye observing.

- Sizing up the Moon – We pit some classic lunar landmarks against Earth's own to get a sense of perspective.

- Stargazing skills – Storing your telescope

- Reviews: we review the Celestron NexStar 8SE SCT, the Software Bisque Paramount MX mount and the Celestron NightScape CCD camera.

-  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 Septembert including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects in the September 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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