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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.
The Real Men in Black
Be thankful these people are on the job - no one knows what may lurk in the first samples from Mars.
Is Pluto a Planet?
Rarely has a scientific debate generated such heated public reaction. Here's the truth behind the hype surrounding Pluto's status.
The Supernova Guru
Meet an astronomer who blows up stars in a computer. His insights show how a collapsing star triggers one of nature's most violent events.
Meteorites on Ice
The frozen wasteland of Antarctica provides the perfect conditions for scientists seeking pristine pieces of the early solar system.
Hubble Shoots the Moon
Long considered a taboo target for the Space Telescope's sensitive detectors, our nearest neighbor finally poses for a remarkable portrait.
Reasons for the Seasons
What makes summer hot and winter cold? There's more to the changing seasons than meets the eye.
Celestial Portraits: Draco
A modest telescope is all it takes to slay the celestial dragon's rich assortment of galaxies and double stars.
Straddle two hemispheres and see where time begins at the Old Royal Observatory, just one of the dazzling destinations enticing travelers to jolly old England.
Behind the Scenes
On Launching an E-zine
- Forecast: Space Storms Due in 2000-2001
- Spring Storms Strike Uranus
- Three Big Planets Orbit Nearby Star
- Hot-dog Galaxies?
- Modeling Deepens Mystery of Earth's Heat
- General Relativity as a Cosmic Ruler
- Star's Hot Wind Fans into Spiral
While Venus shines brilliantly, most of North America will see the full moon dip partially into Earth's dark shadow.
- Frame a Tarantula
- Video Coupler
- Combat the Dew
- Apollo 8: The Mission Reports
- Apollo 9: The Mission Reports
- Our Worlds: The Magnetism and Thrill of
- Cosmic Adventure
- Sky Atlas 2000.0
- The Webweaver Picks
Bagging the Closest Planet to the Sun
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