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The world's best-selling astronomy magazine offers you the most exciting, visually stunning, and timely coverage of the heavens above. Each monthly issue includes expert science reporting, vivid color photography, complete sky coverage, spot-on observing tips, informative telescope reviews, and much more! All this in an easy-to-understand, user-friendly style that's perfect for astronomers at any level.
How the solar system came to be
The Sun and its planets likely formed in a nebula containing between 1,000 and 10,000 stars, one of which exploded as a supernova less than 1 light-year away.
When Earth felt cosmic rain
Some 4 billion years ago, tens of thousands of space rocks slammed into the inner solar system. The Moon’s surface holds hints to deciphering what happened in a treacherous 200-million-year stretch.
Did life change Earth’s geology?
Scientists have discovered that a single episode called the Great Oxygenation Event created the spectacular diversity of minerals we have on Earth.
Why you should care about the Higgs boson!
What the big discovery means to you.
Observe the Leonid meteor shower
All eyes will turn to the constellation Leo the Lion on November 17 as bits of comet burn through our skies.
Visting Britain’s legendary Patrick Moore
With countless books and a 55-year-old monthly TV program, Sir Patrick Moore is synonymous with the wonders of the cosmos and British eccentricity.
Sir Patrick Moore compiled his Caldwell Catalog to fill in the missing
bright deep-sky objects from Charles Messier’s famous list.
Bob Berman’s Strange Universe
Glenn Chaple’s Observing Basics
Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky
Tony Hallas Imaging the Cosmos
The Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the planets
In Every Issue
Astronomers spot earliest spiral galaxy
The Pioneer anomaly — solved?
Astro Confidential: Kelly Holley-Bockelmann
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