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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.
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Big Bang
Why do all galaxies move away from Earth? What's the fate of the universe? ASTRONOMY answers some Big Questions about the Big Bang.
Stop the jitter. Replace the gyros. Correct the optics. Here's your guide to NASA's ambitious mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Pluto and Charon: At the Edge of Night
A spacecraft could change these worlds from enigmas at the solar system's edge to vital clues about what lies beyond the planetary realm.
January Sky Almanac
Two binocular comets punctuate an evening sky dominated by glorious Saturn.
1994 Sky Calendar
This year's celestial events in a bonus pull-out section.
Sketching the Deep Sky
Photography isn't the only way to capture the sky. For some low-tech beauty, try putting an Ebony pencil to smooth bond paper.
Tele Vue's Genesis SDF
The latest version of this refractor offers top-notch optics in a portable package.
Comet Encke Returns
Chilly January evenings host an excellent appearance by a renowned periodic comet.
Explore the Galaxies of Cancer
Viewing Cancer's famous Beehive cluster is easy. For a challenge, search for the faint galaxies that lie deeper in space behind it.
The Many Faces of Planetary Nebulae
Winter presents the perfect time to turn your small scope on these ghostly clouds of glowing gas.
Behind the Scenes
Is there a cosmologist lurking in your house?
Norm Looper makes a pilgrimage to astronomy's Mecca: the 200-inch Hale telescope on Palomar Mountain
- Seeing Inside M51
- Update on the Great Comet Crash of July '94
- Hubble Views Nova Cygni
- MACHOs and Dark Matter
- Active Galaxies Source of X-ray Background
- Clifford W. Holmes
- Network News Goes Electronic
An amateur discovers the brightest exploding star in six years, supernova 1993J in the galaxy M81
Star-hop your way through the night sky
- Meade LX200
- ST-4 upgrade
- Sirius CCD camera
- Powers of Ten video
SkyPro - Winning image-processing software from Software Bisque
Readings and Credits
Meetings and Events
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