About Astronomy Now Magazine
It was first published in 1987. The magazine covers articles on deep space, observing stars at night and current news on space findings. The magazine has features for novice star gazers and experience astronomers.
Regular columns in the magazine include the night sky which informs viewers how to locate stars, planets and deep sky challenges, Moonwatch written by Peter Grego, the lunar expert, a News update column with any significant astronomical events, Sky Tour, which provides updated star charts, and a piece dedicated to observers from the Southern Hemisphere. There is also a column concerned with the light pollution of the sky. Contributors to Astronomy Now include Tony Markham, Martin Mobberley, Mark Armstrong, and Owen Brazell.
You will also find reviews of astronomy books, telescopes, mounts, binoculars, eyepieces, and other astronomy gear. Interviews with authors, scientists and astronomers, add depth to the publication. Feature articles have included discussions on current space missions such as the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, updates on the Hubble Space Telescope, Lunar Crater Observation Satellite, and debates on galaxy formation, technology advances and cosmology.
Readers regularly contribute to the magazine by sending in astrophotos which are shared in a regular picture gallery each month. Nik Szymanek, an astrophotographer picks one each issue to be the photo of the month. Keep up with the news of the UK societies dedicated to astronomy, and upcoming lectures, workshops, star gazing evenings and other events in Astronomy Now.
Keep up with everything that is going on in the heavens and space programs on an international basis, and get busy with instructional guides for night gazing with a subscription to Astronomy Now.