Special issues from Astronomy magazine
Astronomy magazine collector's editions help you expand your knowledge of the universe and fuel your curiosity for it.
The Great Comet of 2013 gives you everything you need to know to experience what could be the century’s brightest comet at its best.
- Learn about the equipment that will help you view Comet ISON
- Discover your location’s optimal viewing period
- Get daily observing tips for October through January
- Find out how to image this rare display
- And much more!
Rely on this special collector’s edition from the publishers of Astronomy and DISCOVER magazines to provide you with the most accurate maps, charts, and information about this historic spectacle!
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Explore the Solar System
Explore the Solar System includes the most recent scientific results from the world's leading experts and NASA probes.
Discover new findings on what comets and asteroids are made of, how they formed, and the similarities that are surprising scientists. Learn what the Sun's latest behavior tells scientists about our starFind out what's going on in Titan's atmosphereAnd more!
Every story is accompanied by stunning imagery you won't want to miss!
World's Greatest Telescopes
World's Greatest Telescopes shifts the focus to the instruments themselves in this exciting new special issue. Travel to the mountains of Chile, Hawaii, the Canary islands - even into space - with a close look at 50 telescopes that help shape our understanding of the cosmos.
Discover the stories behind these vital tools of global astronomy research in The World's Greatest Telescopes!
50 Weirdest Objects in the Cosmos
The collection of oddities you'll discover in Astronomy's special issue, Bob Berman's 50 Weirdest Objects in the Cosmos, includes celestial objects ranging from the familiar to the utterly esoteric. Get the inside story on:
stars as dense as diamondsEinstein's twin quasarthe heaviest black hole knownmysterious, high-energy cosmic raysAnd more!
Atlas of the Stars, digital edition
Astronomy magazine's popular Atlas of the Stars returns with a new edition — available for the first time in digital format!
Experience the same high quality articles and detailed maps contained in the print edition with new digital features such as videos, audio links, search, zoom and more.
Once you order, you get instant access on your PC or Mac desktop or laptop, your iPad or your mobile device. For offline viewing, download the Atlas of the Stars to your desktop or laptop and enjoy it anywhere!
Now updated with 42,000 more stars and 150 more deep-sky objects, the digital Atlas of the Stars is your complete, all-in-one companion to the night sky.
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Cosmology's Greatest Discoveries
Uncover the universe's greatest mysteries!
New from Astronomy magazine, Cosmology's Greatest Discoveries provides you with the latest findings in cosmology:
The early universe - Travel back to the first billion years of the universe after the Big Bang and join the quest for the first galaxiesWeird creatures of the cosmos - Examine the impact of black holes, dark energy and gravity on the universeGetting a grip on it all - Study the shape of the universe, string theory and what happened to antimatterCosmology's future - Discover the five things you need to know about the universe and how scientists cracked Einstein's code And more!
The Milky Way Inside and Out
From the editors of Astronomy magazine, The Milky Way Inside and Out features everything you want to know about our galaxy with stories such as:
The Milky Way's core - Journey to the heart of the Milky WayLive fast, die young - 10 things we don't know about massive starsThe hunt for magnetars - In search of the galaxy's magnetic monstersOrder out of chaos - How the Milky Way's neighborhood came to beAnd more
This 108-page special issue features fascinating stories, discoveries, insights and more about the Milky Way.
|100 Most Spectacular Sky Wonders|
Astronomy magazine's special issue devoted to deep-sky objects showcases 100 must-see sky targets, including nebulae, galaxies, star clusters, and supernova remnants.
Tour the night sky with Astronomy magazine's 100 Most Spectacular Sky Wonders. This special issue highlights the top 100 sky treats in our universe and will never go out of date.
This easy guide to the deep sky shows beginning and advanced observers how to view nebulae, galaxies, star clusters, and more through any telescope. The issue, divided chronologically by each celestial object's best visibility date, is on newsstands now.
Begin your journey through the sky with "How to observe deep-sky objects." Dozens of observing tips will get every observer started on a tour through the sky.
Each deep-sky object includes a sky chart that pinpoints the celestial target for easy observing and a statistics box that tells the object's magnitude, apparent size, distance, and more.
In addition to the top 100 deep-sky objects, 100 Most Spectacular Sky Wonders also includes more than 350 additional telescope targets.
The top 100 sky wonders include many observers' favorites, such as the Orion Nebula, Omega Centauri, the Whirlpool Galaxy, the Ring Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and many more.
Chase deadly tornados, learn about climate change, and go inside a dust storm. From the publishers of Astronomy magazine, Extreme Weather explains the science of severe weather with in-depth articles, compelling illustrations, and stunning photography.
Anyone with an interest in the force and dynamics of weather will want to pick up a copy of Extreme Weather. This special publication covers the science of weather and its effects, with authoritative feature stories and spectacular photos and illustrations.
Astronomy magazine provides the most comprehensive and informative look into the science of astronomy each month through stunning imagery, detailed illustrations, and award-winning science journalism. For Extreme Weather, the magazine's editors have applied those same standards to give readers comprehensive and visually compelling coverage of weather.
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