The August 2008 issue of Britain's best selling astronomy magazine is now available.
This month explore the water-worlds of the Solar System, join the hunt for spinning asteroids with the Faulkes telescopes and contemplate the history of the 88 constellations. Enjoy a day out with the Herschels and take a trip down memory lane with the ‘Space Age’ exhibition that celebrates the influence of space on popular culture.
The Universe is awash with gamma-ray radiation, and our in-depth articles focus on this fascinating genre of astronomy, from black holes and quasar jets, to gamma-ray bursts and their effect on the Earth, we have it all covered. And with partial lunar and solar eclipses, the Perseids, Neptune at opposition, and an exclusive sky tour written by astronomy writer Ian Ridpath, it’s a wonder we can fit everything in this month!
All that, plus the latest news, reviews and society action from your favourite astronomy magazine.