StarAid revolution

This year sees the launch of new astrophotographic technologies spearheaded by StarAid, an eyepiece-sized autonomous autoguider, easy polar-alignment tool and platesolver. How does it work? Impressively, writes Ade Ashford.


Messier 95 & 96

Early spring heralds the rise of the galaxies, when over the next three months or so the prime-time night sky is overflowing with a veritable treasure trove of bright and beautiful targets.