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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.
New Discoveries on the Horizon
Next up for NASA's Discovery program: a mission to analyze the Moon's surface followed by another to probe Venus, the Sun, or interstellar dust.
By the Light of Forgotten Suns
The ghostly remains of long dead stars highlight a new image of M31.
Curtains at the Edge of the Universe
Astronomers hope that one day neutrinos and gravitons will help them "see" beyond the microwave background barrier.
Was Einstein Wrong?
An otherwise normal binary star seems to contradict relativity.
The bright asteroid Iris cuts between the Pleiades and Hyades and a crescent Moon barely interferes with the Leonid meteor shower.
Visit the Deep-Sky Zoo
Whether you view with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope, the sky offers many gaseous nebulae and star clusters that recall animals both exotic and familiar.
A Stunning Planetary Trio
A spectacular twilight gathering of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter awaits skygazers in this month's evening sky.
Big on Celestial Photography
Dazzling, razor-sharp portraits of the heavens can be yours with a medium- or large-format camera.
You can glimpse the future of our hobby by listening to amateurs and manufacturers who assembled at California's most popular star party.
Behind the Scenes
Enjoying Astronomy Despite Everything Else
- Astro-2 Mission Captures Surprises
- Comet Hale-Bopp Shows Promise
- A Mirage in Space
- Galileo Probe Successfully Released
- New Saturnian Moons
- Iapetus Gets a Facelift
- Seeing Close to a Black Hole
- Solar Probe Heads North
- ALCON Heats Up in San Antonio
- Universe Smacks into Capitol
- Compact Dobsonian Telescopes
- LED Flashlight
- Celestron's Updated 80mm Refractor
- Satellite Magazine
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