March 2017: How hypervelocity stars escape the galaxy

This issue covers how high-speed stars escaped the galaxy, a look back at Supernova 1987A's 30 years, astronomy in Japan, observing edge-on galaxies, how to care for your telescope, how to turn your smartphone into an astrocamera, and a review of Sky-Watcher USA's new compound telescope.
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