Coming up in the January 2020 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope magazine — on sale on December 5. Grab it from your local newsagent, or subscribe to the print or digital edition.
- The Crab Nebula — Number one on Charles Messier’s list, the Crab Nebula remains an interstellar ‘star’. We look at its history and observability.
- Your 2020 stargazing guide — We give you everything you need to plan your next year’s observing sessions in our comprehensive 2020 sky guide.
- Mapping the sky in H-alpha — A collaboration among three friends is providing a dramatic new look at the glowing gas spread across our Milky Way.
- Enigmas of the sky — Variable nebulae have intrigued observers for centuries. Grab your scope and see if you can spot any changes.
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.