As a taster for Sky-High 2017 a PDF version of Sky-High 2016
is now free of charge.
You may download and print it for your personal use only and it may not be sold or modified.
Editor: John O'Neill.
What's in Sky-High for 2016:
Sky Diary for 2016; The Planets in 2016; Comets in 2016; Meteors Showers in 2016; Asteroids in 2016; Variable Stars in 2016; Eclipses and Transit of Mercury in 2016; Spaceflight 2016; "The Big Six: Beacons of the Sky", "1916 - A Time of Change: A Change of Time", "John Birmingham and his New Star of 1866", "In the Shadows of Giants" and more.
It features a colour gallery and has 28 A4 pages.
IAS members get a free printed copy of Sky-High as a benefit of membership. An electronic version of Sky-High (pdf) is available to IAS members, on request, by email (for their own private use only).
Sky-High 2016 is available for purchase:
All proceeds go to the Irish Astronomical Society (for the benefit of Amateur Astronomy).
Apr 2016: Comet 252P/LINEAR is much brighter than predicted, but beware it is a large low surface brightness object.
23 Apr 2016: In the Sky Diary, p.6, under 'April 24/25', for 'crescent Moon' read 'waning gibbous Moon'.27 Apr 2016: Jupiter's Great Red Spot have drifted to 246° (System II), delaying the transits by nearly 20 minutes to those given in the Table on Page 11.
Previous issues of Sky-High from 2006 onwards are available as a free of charge PDF download. Click on the covers below. They may not be sold or modified.