Coming up in the Febuary 2019 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope magazine — on sale on January 17:
- Spacetime ripples — Scientists are keeping an eye on dozens of cosmic ‘timepieces’ for signs of gravitational ripples passing through.
- First female pro astronomer — Who was the first professional woman astronomer? Was it the famous Caroline Herschel, or little-known Christine Kirch?
- Meet the neighbours — Astronomers are compiling a census of the nearest stars to find out what we do and don’t know about them.
- Deep views of the Horsehead — Can you see the Horsehead Nebula? It’s all about getting the right contrast and scale. We show you how.
Plus: What’s in the sky tonight, all the latest Australasian and global news in astronomy and space science, telescope and astrophotography tips and so much more.