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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's Coming of Age
Mariner 2 proved Sagan's contention that a greenhouse effect was scorching the surface of Venus.
When Disaster Strikes
Far from the peaceful place it seems, the universe is fraught with perils that could end life on Earth.
The Universe According to Arp
Though they may lack grand spiral arms, these oddly shaped peculiar galaxies have a charm all their own.
Astronauts prepare to install six gyroscopes and an advanced computer to keep the Space Telescope humming along into the 21st century.
Are We Alone?
Scientific conferences don't have to be dull - just get a bunch of astronomers together to talk about searching for intelligent life in the universe.
Adrift on the Sun
For the first time in 26 years, North Americans can watch Mercury transit the sun's disk.
The Sinister Sky
Autumn evenings are the perfect time to relate bloodcurdling tales of the night sky's darker side.
First Light on Last Darkness
The final total solar eclipse of the 20th century dazzled viewers who managed to outmaneuver the clouds.
By the Light of the Moon
All you need is a simple video camera to capture supercrisp images of the lunar surface.
Behind the Scenes
The Dangerous Sky
- Uranus May Edge Saturn in Moon Count
- Some Supernovae Flashier than Others
- Returning to Mercury
- Fuel for Fusion Power Abundant on Lunar
- Satellite Hits Lunar Crater
- Distant Planet Discovered with 1-Year Orbital
The Leonid meteor shower appears ready to put on a great show, but it will have trouble surpassing the view of Saturn at its best of the year.
- High Voltage
- Nikon 7x50 OceanPro Binoculars
- SkyQuest Dobsonians
- Carl Sagan: A Life
- Carl Sagan: A Life in the Cosmos
- Soaring Through the Universe
- Pathfinder and the Best of Mars
Fireballs Light Up Kansas
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