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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.
Frigid weather can't stop Canadian photographer Jay Ouellet from capturing the beauty of the cosmos.
Astronomy Careers Beckon
If you think knowledge of the night sky is a prerequisite for becoming an astronomer, think again. Math, physics, and computer skills are what you really need.
Good Morning, Gentlemen and Meg
Fifteen women speak up about the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of professional astronomy.
Putting Stars in Their Place
The turn-of-the-century ingenuity of two astronomers - Ejnar Hertzsprung and Henry Norris Russell - led to a new understanding of the life cycles of stars.
Kids' Corner: Inside Reflectors
A small reflecting telescope can spark a lifelong passion for explorig the night sky.
Celestial Portraits: Sculptor, Grus, & Phoenix
This trip of southerly constellations holds some of the finest nearby galaxies for a small telescope.
Christmas Presents an Eclipse
North Americans receive a lovely gift on December 25, when the moon blocks part of the sun from view.
Behind the Scenes
Stars over Colorado
- Extrasolar Planets: Fifty and Counting
- Comet LINEAR Breaks Apart
- Meteorites Find a Home
- Neutron Stars with a Wobble
- Cluster Launch a Success
- Astronomers Look Ahead
- Twin Rovers Now Planned
Jupiter and Saturn reach the peak of impressive apparitions, nearly overshadowing the annual Leonid meteor shower.
- Magnificent Constellations
- Redshift College Edition
- The Cosmos 3D
- Great Comets
- Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American
- Cosmic Catastrophes: Supernovae,
Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Adventures in
- Mars: The NASA Mission Reports
- Red Planet
Totality Lures Fresh Recruits
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