“Nightfall” – the deep-sky observing newsletter

Issue #1, 2015 April

[1] Editorial
[2] News Notes
[8] Three in: Carina by Dave Blane & Auke Slotegraaf
[19] E3 — A curious globular cluster in Chamaeleon by Douglas Bullis
[28] Heartbeat of a Unicorn — Exploring the fascinating but often overlooked constellation of Monoceros by Carol Botha
[31] Birth of a Deep-Sky Marathon — A report from the 2014 Free State Star Party, with guidelines and recommendations for conducting a deep-sky observing marathon by Hannes & Pieter Pieterse
[50] At My Eyepiece — Veteran deep-sky observer Magda Streicher gives us a look at how she observes. by Magda Streicher
[56] Deep-Sky Projects
[57] Photo Gallery
[59] On The Cover
[appendix] Big 5 of the African Sky

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  1. Comet Lovejoy and Messier’s Black Sheep (2014 December)
  2. NGC 6656 (Messier 22) Observing Report (2014 October 09)
  3. A selection of 25 sketches (2014 January)
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  5. Two fishes in the Starry Sea (2013)
  6. Her name is Virgo (2013)
  7. The Painter’s World (2013)
  8. Celestial Home of Stars (2013)
  9. Scutum the Protective Shield (2012)
  10. Mythical Monoceros – Unicorn of the Skies (2012)
  11. Cetus a Monster Whale (2012)
  12. The Proud Indian (2012)
  13. The Useful Triangle (2012)
  14. A Misty Cloud (2011)
  15. A Misty Cloud on our Doorstep (2011)
  16. Fornax An Oven Full of Fuzzies (2011)
  17. Ophiuchus, the Herb Healer (2011)
  18. Columba, the Dove (2011)
  19. Lepus – a Storybook Rabbit (2011)
  20. A Flame rises from the Altar (2010)
  21. Antlia the Machine Pneumatique (2010)
  22. Grus – an Elegant Starry Bird (2010)
  23. Pavo – a Fanciful Bird (2010)
  24. The Ancient Starry Ship (2010)
  25. A Compass Pointing South (2010)
  26. The never changing Chamaeleon (2010)
  27. The Taurus Giants (2009)
  28. A Spyglass Telescope (2009)
  29. Reticulum: The Celestial Crosshairs (2009)
  30. Plough northwards, to the Big Dipper (2009)
  31. Circinus – a Handy Tool (2009)
  32. The Pendulum Clock (2009)
  33. A dolphin in Durban (2008)
  34. Centaurus, a constellation like no other (2008)
  35. The Southern Queen’s Crown (2008)
  36. A Crow named Corvus (2008)
  37. The Sculptor’s feast in art (2008)
  38. Unique Clusters in the Starry Ship (2008)
  39. Canis Major the trusty Dog (2007)
  40. Heading for the pole (2007)
  41. Crux, our Southern heritage (2007)
  42. Tiny bat vs mighty Eagle (2007)
  43. Lupus, a wild animal (2007)
  44. Aquarius, the Watering Can Man (2007)
  45. Star Birds of Paradise (2006)
  46. Scorpius, the winter bug (2006)
  47. Sailing along River Eridani (2006)
  48. Rings around Lyra (2006)
  49. Musca, the Heavenly Fly (2006)
  50. Treasures of Orion (2006)
  51. Caroline Herschel’s deepsky discoveries (2005)