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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.
Carl Sagan Remembered
Reflections on the scientist's career.
Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls of Fire
Newborn stars create a fierce wind in the galaxy M82.
When Neutron Stars Collide
A burst of gamma rays could signal the merger of two neutron stars - and perhaps wipe out all life within 3,000 light-years.
Playing Cosmology's Wild Card
A cosmological constant could boost the universe's age.
Tell Time by the Big Dipper
On a clear night, don't even bother wearing a wristwatch.
Mercury's at its best for the year, but it's overshadowed by the brilliant duo of Mars and Hale-Bopp.
Hale-Bopp's Grand Finale
The great comet of '97 glows brightly as it passes the sun.
Discover the Spring Sky
A 2- to 6-inch scope reveals the wonders of the season.
From Russia with Love
Enjoy superb images with these Maksutov-Cassegrains.
Observing Gas Clouds in Galaxies
A big scope pulls in HII regions beyond the Milky Way.
Behind the Scenes
Keeping Up with the Sky
Meet ASTRONOMY's Editorial Advisory Board
- Ganymede Loses an Ocean, Gains a Core
- Zeroing In on the Hubble Constant
- Comet Hyakutake's Interstellar Roots
- Ask ASTRONOMY: A Call for Questions
- First Light for Hobby-Eberly Telescope
- Astronomers Find New Ion
- NASA Networks Mars
- Debating the Diffuse Interstellar Bands
- Do Carter Chains Exist on Earth?
Mining the Sky
- Views of the Solar System
- Discovering the Universe
- The Webweaver Picks
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
- Finger-Mounted Light
- Hubble Slide Set
- Astronomical Mobiles
- Birthday Star Catalog
- Telescope Binocular Viewer
- Premium-Glass Binoculars
Of Comet Wings and Shooting Stars
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