The Big Bang No. 136 (January 2023)

The January 2023 issue of the Society’s magazine The Big Bang has been published.

In this issue of The Big Bang:

Editor’s Brief
The nuns who helped map the stars

Feature Articles
Discovered: Parts of Hipparchus’ long-lost star catalogue – by Tony Tanti
Il-papiet u l-astronomija – minn Tony Tanti

Observers’ Logbook
Scenes from October’s partial solar eclipse
Mars, glorious Mars
ZTF (C/2022 E3): a promising comet for the winter
New ephemerides for 450 exoplanets

Is-Sema fil-Poeżija
‘Żriegħ il-kwiekeb’ minn Anton Buttiġieġ

Sky Diary
The year’s best lunar occultations
Venus and Jupiter, together

Sky Agenda
Winter 2023

The Big Bang magazine is free when you join the Astronomical Society of Malta.