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October 2017

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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.

Features

Unveiling a giant

A storm-wracked world and moons with erupting volcanoes and underground oceans were just some of he surprises the Voyager spacecraft revealed.

Close encounters with the ringed planet

The probes not only returned stunning images of Saturn and its rings – they also set the stage for the highly successful Cassini mission.

Voyager revealed!

Incredibly, a few instruments aboard both spacecraft continue to function.

The unsolved mysteries of the ice giants

Geysers on Triton, furious storms on Neptune, and a seemingly serene Uranus that turned out to be a cosmic oddity.

The Grand Tour

The twin spacecraft took long journeys to explore the outer solar system.

Image the giant planets

With the right camera and telescope, you can take the same "Grand Tour" the Voyagers did.

How an interplanetary mission changed the world

Voyager 1 and 2 revealed much about the cosmos – and left a giant mark on pop culture.

Talk astronomy with your uncosmic friends

Here's a concise guide to avoid going over the heads of your science-avoiding peeps.

Memories from a backyard observer

Decades-old observing journals recall a time when Voyager utterly transformed what we know about the outer planets.

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