Here’s what you’ll find in the Nov/Dec 2020 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope magazine — on sale now!
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  • To touch the Sun — NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on a record-breaking journey to study our nearest star.
  • The David Malin Awards — We present the amazing award-winning images from Australia’s major astrophotography competition.
  • The radio sky — Astronomers have invented a variety of novel approaches to observe the longest wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Star clocks — Measurements of stellar rotation give astronomers insight into stars’ ages. But they’ve also unearthed a mystery.
  • The lost discoveries of E.E. Barnard — The famed American astronomer’s unreported discoveries are finally coming to light.
  • Planetary observing — You can become a planetary pro using these easy observing tips.


  • Binocular highlight — Grab your binoculars and find Uranus.
  • Under the stars — Some of the best sights for November nights.
  • Planets — Jupiter and Saturn shine close together.
  • Meteors — It’s Leonids meteor shower season again.
  • Comets — Is a magnitude 9 comet on the way?
  • Variable stars — T Tauri is the star of the show.
  • Solar System — Exploring the changing face of Mars.
  • Celestial calendar — See the gegenschein, an eclipse and Uranus.


  • Astrophotography — Image stacking is all about improving signal and reducing noise, and knowing when you need to use it.
  • Test report — Sharpstar’s 15-cm hyperbolic astrograph promises sharp images across a wide field.
  • Astronomer’s workbench — A unique fold-away telescope that is a functional f/3.3 masterpiece.
  • Night life — Events and activities for astronomy enthusiasts.

…and much more.

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