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Bound for the Ringed Planet
The launch of Cassini heralds a new era in the exploration of Saturn, its rings, and its retinue of moons.
Piggybacking on the Cassini spacecraft will be Huygens, a probe designed to study the atmosphere and, if only briefly, the surface of Saturn's cloud-shrouded moon.
The editors of ASTRONOMY answer your questions about the science and hobby.
Yerkes at 100
A century ago, a Chicago transit magnate financed George Ellery Hale's dream of a great American observatory - the home of the largest refractor in the world.
Into the Moon's Shadow
Glorious totality awaits eclipse chasers in South America or the Caribbean next February, but a nice partial eclipse is in store for those who stay in North America.
Tired of the same old two-dimensional astrophotos? Then maybe you should try recording the sky in three dimensions.
Intensify the Night
Night-vision scopes excel at showing large features along the Milky Way, but don't expect them to render crisp images of faint deep-sky objects.
A Stairway to the Stars
When the Inca built their capital in Peru, they used the surrounding hills as an agricultural calendar.
Behind the Scenes
Setting Off for Saturn
- A Hot Time on Io
- Support for Mini-Comet Theory
- Mystery Objects in the Deep Field
- With a Little Help from Nature
- Hoppin' the Solar System
- Mars Pathfinder Update
- Before the Beginning: Our Universe and
- Hunting Down the Universe: The Missing
Mass, Primordial Black Holes, and Other
- In Search of Planet Vulcan: The Ghost in
Newton's Clockwork Universe
- Starry Night Deluxe
- The Hubble Library of Electronic Picture
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
- Wonders of the Universe 1998 Calendar
- Wheelchair Binocular Mount
- DeepMap 600
Although the Leonid meteors have to battle a bright moon, Jupiter and Saturn put on spectacular shows.
The Eclipse That Almost Wasn't
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