Coming up in the May 2019 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope magazine — on sale on April 18:

  • Alpha Centauri fever — This southern star, famous for being the destination in ‘Lost in Space,’ has caught the eye of a billionaire space entrepreneur.
  • Cloudy nights — Spotting faint ‘galactic cirrus’ is the latest astronomy challenge. We show you how to do it.
  • Telescope care, Part 2 — What are the best ways to collimate your Newtonian telescope’s mirrors? We show you how, step by step.
  • Test report — We put the new Sony α7 III mirrorless camera through its paces with some challenging deep sky imaging.

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.

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