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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.
Probing Our Local Cloud
A tenuous cloud of gas - the remains of a star that blew up millions of years ago - surrounds the Sun and its family of planets.
The Red Planet's Colorful Past
For more than a century, astronomers have wondered whether life exists on Mars. Are they any closer now to knowing the truth?
Galileo Opens New Vistas
The spacecraft reveals a magnetic field for Ganymede, possible "stealth Plumes" on Io, and a dynamic Great Red Spot on Jupiter.
A brilliant comet vies with Mars for evening supremacy, but don't overlook a deep partial eclipse of the Moon.
Choosing the Right Film for Hale-Bopp
Capturing wonderful images of the comet isn't all that hard, as long as you pick the best film for the job.
Peeling Away the Overcast
If you know what to look for, the daily weather forecast can clue you in to how good the night's observing will be.
Your Guide to Observing Mars
With the Red Planet looming large, observers will get beautiful views of icy polar caps and dark surface markings.
Truck Your Scope around in Style
This easy-to-build tripod frame will help get you and your telescope outside and ready to observe in no time.
Behind the Scenes
Earth, Wind, Fire, and Stars
- Clementine's Icy Moon
- How to Turn on a Quasar
- No More Cosmic Spitballs
- Clustering Seen from Afar?
- Europa's Fractured Surface
- "Comet-Clouds" in the Cartwheel
- Debating the Diffuse Infrared Bands
- Ask an Astronomer: A Call for Questions
CCD Imagers Go the Extra Mile
- Economical Reflectors and Refractors
- Dew-Fighting Accessories
- Messier Companion
- Nighttime Chart Illuminator
- Cookbook Camera Goodies
- Solar System Explorer
- Mars Rover
The Biological Universe
Resources & Photofacts
Meetings and Events
The Cosmos on Line Two
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