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 Australian Sky & Telescope

Australia's Premier Astronomy and Space Magazine

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"Australian Sky & Telescope...is full of fat, fibre, and finger-lickin' goodness." - Sydney Morning Herald, October 31, 2005

Australian Sky & Telescope is the Australian astronomy magazine that brings you throughout the year:

  • Timely observing guides for the night sky
  • Renowned test reviews on astronomy equipment
  • Reports on what amateurs around the country are doing
  • The finest astronomy features and news coverage
  • Inspiring astrophotos from our readers

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Inside the August/September 2014 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope, you’ll find:

What's Next for Inflation Cosmology?

A new window has opened on what made the Big Bang. A new branch of astronomy is beginning to peer through it. By Alan MacRobert

The Comet Chaser

Europe's Rosetta mission will be the first spacecraft to escort a comet around the Sun and plant a lander on an awakening nucleus. By Joel Parker

Wired Astronomy

Initially a novelty item for amateur astronomers, computers are now almost as important as telescopes. By Rod Mollise

AS&T Test Report: ZW Optical's ASI120mm Camera

This highly versatile camera was made for planetary imaging. By Sean Walker

Illuminating Earthshine

The pale glow on the Moon can teach us about Earth's changing climate. By J. Kelly Beatty

Split-Star Processing with ImagesPlus

Reveal more nebulosity in dense fields with this clever technique. By Blair MacDonald

...and so much more.

 

 



 News

Planck Spacecraft Shuts Down

After four years of exquisite observations, the latest mission to study the universe's earliest light has been shuttered. But this end is a happy one and comes with a significant cosmological legacy.  Read more

 

 Digital Australian Sky & Telescope

Now you can read Australian Sky & Telescope anytime

We're pleased to announce that Australian Sky & Telescope magazine is now digital. You can now read it on your computer or on a tablet. Our August/September 2014 issue is now available, along with all the back issues going back to the beginning of 2011. To subscribe, visit Australian Sky & Telescope's page on the Zinio website, or click here.
A subscription can also be obtained from the iTunes store - click here.
 2014 Astronomy Calendar

2014 Astronomy Calendar

The 2014 Astronomy Calendar is filled with images from amateur astronomers. It has the year's Moon phases, eclipses, meteor showers, and much more. Plus each calendar includes a Star Map poster. It's ideal for your home, office, or observatory.

$19.95 plus postage

To order, call (02) 9439 1955.

 

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