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Inside the May/June 2017 issue – on sale now:
Curious Mars — NASA's rover has found evidence of long-gone water and habitable environments.
Tracking a dying planet — Watching as a distant world is pulled to pieces.
Spirits of our galaxy’s past — Astronomers probe our galaxy’s dark matter halo.
Seeing Saturn — With its rings invitingly open, Saturn invites careful scrutiny.
Herschel’s ghosts — Dusty deep sky wraiths first seen in the late 18th century.
Astrophotography — Narrowband colour processing with PixInsight.
OBSERVING & EXPLORING:
Binocular highlight — Hail Jupiter, king of the planets.
Under the stars — The unexpectedly bright stars of Virgo.
Planets — Venus and Saturn delight tonight.
Meteors — Observing sporadic meteors.
Double star notes — Stars in the sea serpent’s tail.
Variable stars — Taking the pulse of T Centauri.
Comets — Will we see an outburst of comet 41P?
The Moon — The curious case of concentric craters.
Deep sky — Track down these treasures in Leo.
Test report — Takahashi’s Super APO Astrograph.
Astronomer’s workbench — An easy-to-build light shade for your eyepieces.
...and much more.
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