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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.
We answer your questions about the sky and the universe.
Eyes on the Universe
Much of what we know about planets, stars, galaxies, and the cosmos stems from the contributions of these 25 landmark telescopes and observatories
To the Edge of Space and Time
With gravity so strong it warps the very fabric of space-time, a black hole is nature at its most exotic.
A Beast in the Core
Nearly every big galaxy seems to harbor a huge black hole - a fossil, perhaps, of an earlier quasar phase.
Ruling the Rings
Saturn may have the prettiest, but all the gas giants have rings. Stark differences among these magnificent systems clue us in on how they form and evolve.
Astronomers Geoff Marcy and Paul Butler have discovered more planets than anyone else.
Far from the black-and-white canvas it appears to the naked eye, the sky glows with glorious pastel shades.
It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's a Satellite
On a good night you can spot a dozen or more satellites, if you know where and when to look.
Strike a Pose
Celestron's new 9-1/4-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope boasts a bigger mirror, smarter tracking, and a sturdier mount than the standard 8-inch SCT.
Behind the Scenes
That Asteroid Caper
- Unmasking the Face on Mars
- Astronomers Smash Distance Record
- Hubble Catches the Youngster Stingray
- Amateur Studies Starburst
- Blue Dwarf Galaxies Not Infants
- New Dust Ring for Jupiter
- Dinosaur Killer Sheds Light on Mars
The gas giant Neptune glows at its brightest this month, but the star of these warm summer nights is Saturn and its shadowed rings.
- "From the Earth to the Moon" Telescope Line
- CountDown Wall Clock
- Zenit 122M Astrophotography Kit
- Swarovski Optik Astronomical Eyepieces
- Questioning the Millenniur. A Rationalist's
Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
- Millennium Star Atlas
- Astronomical Images
- Hale-Bopp Screen Savers
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