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Candles to Light the Night
The brilliant light of faraway objects is providing astronomers with better yardsticks for measuring the universe.
The Moon Comes into Focus
America's latest space probe, the Defense Department's Clementine, has completed mapping the Moon. Here's the best of what it saw.
Discover Epsilon Aurigae, SS 433, and the Black Widow pulsar - three of the oddest stars our Galaxy has to offer.
Break out your telescope for the best view of Saturn all year.
Probing the Aristarchus Area
A young, bright crater and an ancient riverbed that once carried molten lava rub shoulders in this volcanically transformed lunar region.
Beating Back the Guiding Gremlins
Tired of sausage-shaped stars on your astrophotos? This primer on the pitfalls of guided photography may be just what you need.
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Seeing & Believing
Meet Don Parker, one of the pre-eminent planetary observers and photographers in America.
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Clear skies embraced most of the country on May 10, providing great views of a spectacular annular eclipse.
Behind the Scenes
Sharing the Fire
Dancing with Angels
- A Black Hole in M87
- Mysterious Rings Circle Supernova 1987A
- Great Comet Crashes on the Moon?
- New Chip Off the Old Red Block
- Fast-Flying Pulsars and Gamma-Ray Bursts
- Play it Safe - Don't Get Lazed
- Bubbles and Voids
- Hobby-Eberly Telescope Started
- Buckyballs Found in Space
- Solving the Hyades Problem
- Something for Everyone in Texas
- Antique-Telescope Enthusiasts Gather
Doug and Wayne's World
Hubble's Rocky Road to Success
- Schiefspiegler Telescopes
- Russian Military Binoculars
- Telescope Accessory Tray
Readings and Credits
Meetings and Events
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