SPECIAL REPORT: SATELLITE CONSTELLATIONS Starlink’s impact for pro & amateur astronomers

#181 JUNE 2020

Sky at Night

THE UK’S BEST SELLING ASTRONOMY MAGAZINE TH S NG AS NOM M Z E

STARGAZING SPECIAL

SUMMER SUMMER SKIESSKIES

VENUS MEETS THE

MOON

And more essential observing this

month

Discover spectacular sights in the season of short nights:

✦ Noctilucent clouds ✦ See the planets in daylight ✦ Sun dogs, solar halos and more

HIMALAYAN RING OF FIRE How this month’s solar eclipse at the roof of the world is unique

DARKADAPTED Canon’s new astro imaging camera on test

CRATER COUNTING Why the way we date planets is due a review

SEARCH IN THE DARK

The hunt for missing mid-size black holes

ISOLATED ON ICE How Antarctic scientists deal with social distancing