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Sky at Night Magazine - - CONTENTS -

1 Apollo 10 fown foil and moon rock in acrylic Price £239.99 • Sup­plier Space Col­lec­tive Tel 01342 837098 • http:// thes­pacecol­lec­tive.com Keep a piece of Apollo his­tory on your man­tel­piece. This block con­tains a frag­ment of the Apollo 10 com­mand mod­ule along­side a piece of lu­nar me­te­orite, along with a card with de­tails of the mis­sion.

2 Astroart 7 Price $165 (£125) • Sup­plier MSB Soft­ware Tel +39 0544 527265 • www. msb- astroart.com A com­plete suite of ev­ery­thing you need for as­tropho­tog­ra­phy, from cam­era and tele­scope con­trol through to im­age pro­cess­ing. This new ver­sion has been up­dated to give an eas­ier, smoother user ex­pe­ri­ence.

3 One gi­ant leap socks Price £10 • Sup­plier Royal Ob­ser­va­tory Green­wich Tel 0208 312 6700 • https:// shop.rmg.co.uk Make ev­ery step a gi­ant leap with these socks. Each de­picts an astro­naut walk­ing on the Moon with a Space Shut­tle zip­ping past be­hind him. Fits men’s

shoe sizes 7 to 13.

4 EQ6Rail Price £129 • Sup­plier Mod­ern As­tron­omy Tel 020 8763 9953 • www. mod­er­nas­tron­omy.com This rail helps to rem­edy a com­mon faw with the pop­u­lar EQ6 mount, where the ad­just­ment bolt hits the mount and bends. This rail pro­vides a curved sur­face, al­low­ing smooth use of the mount be­tween lat­i­tudes of 15–75˚.

5 Bresser Bar­low lens 5x (1.25-inch) Price €49 (£ 42) • Sup­plier Bresser Tel +49 2872 80740 • www. bresser.de Whether you’re do­ing as­tropho­tog­ra­phy or vis­ual as­tron­omy, this Bar­low lens will let you ex­tend the ef­fec­tive fo­cal length of your tele­scope, in­creas­ing the mag­nif­ca­tion by a fac­tor of fve.

6 Orion StarShoot P1 po­lar align­ment cam­era Price £284.99 • Sup­plier Orion Tel 0800 041 8146 • http:// uk.tele­scope.com Po­lar align your equa­to­rial tele­scope in a mat­ter of min­utes us­ing this sys­tem. The cam­era at­taches to your tele­scope, then the ac­com­pa­ny­ing soft­ware of­fers step by step in­struc­tions to align your mount. The Orion P1 will re­quire com­puter sup­port.

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