July/August 2020

Current Issue

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Fraught frontier

Satellite constellations are making an unspoiled night sky a rarity, and astronomers are voicing their concerns.

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The loneliest scientists

October marks 20 years since people first launched to the ISS, giving us a better understanding of our bodies.

Me and Milky Way in the Backyard (v1)
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Beginner binoculars

Alan Dyer examines the market’s best budget binoculars for beginners.

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Rendezvous with Bennu

OSIRIS-REx could rewrite our understanding of life on Earth.

LEAD Sky Safari
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Tech tuned to the cosmos

Visual astronomer Chris Vaughan shares his favourite apps to scan the night skies.

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Our marvellous summer sky

Sagittarius and Scorpius, a summertime treasure trove.

shoemaker-levy 1
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Long after impact

SkyNews sits down with “Canadian comet sleuth” David Levy.

Forgotten sailboat / Stranded in a summer field / Star river moves on (BV)
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Exploring the Night Sky

Bright planets at opposition and the Milky Way dominate the summer night sky