Owen Brazell wrote:
Anyway as noted S&T is poor comapared to what it used to be, certainly
in terms of Deep Sky stuff. Unfortunately it is still the best of the bunch.
Best of what bunch?
Just glancing over my shoulder at some current mags sitting on my
1. night sky, nov/dec 2006 issue
2. BBC's Sky at Night, November 2006 issue (always a month late)
3. SkyNews, Nov/Dec 2006 issue (from Canada)
4. Astronomy, Jan 2007 issue
5. SKY & TELESCOPE, Jan 2007 issue
The BBC's Sky at Night will give any of the others a serious run for
the money, plus it comes with a very featureful CD each month, too.
This month's CD has, among other things:
1. complete September TV episode of the BBC's Sky at Night
2. Moon landing lunar panoramas
3. Voyager Celestia 1.4.1 simulator (solar system and galaxy)
4. (some) unique interactive planetarium
5. Another complete TV show: voyage to the Sun in 3D
6. Saturn interactive observation viewing (something or other)
7. Photo gallery of impact craters
8. new astro freeware for PCs and Macs
9. PixInsight LE (new free image proc app for astrophoto NR)