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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.
A Giant Awakens Cassini
A sophisticated spacecraft sped by Jupiter as 2000 drew to a close, returning a boatload of spectacular images to Earthbound scientists.
When Yuri Took Flight
Forty years ago, an unlikely Soviet hero rocketed into outer space, achieving instant immortality and becoming an icon for the ages.
While Laika, Mushka, and Gordo don't have the name recognition of Gagarin, Shepard, and Glenn, those animals paved the way for human spaceflight.
Get the Hole Story
Black holes won't swallow Earth and they don't suck in everything for light-years around, but these misconceptions seem dull when compared with reality.
Lone Star No More
The Texas Star Party - home to monster scopes, dark skies, and happy-if-bleary-eyed observers - rates as a must-see event for dedicated amateurs.
Here Comes the Sun
If you're into watching solar eclipses, or just want to scrutinize the sun during the current solar maximum, a proper solar filter is your most important accessory.
Behind the Scenes
Dogs and Chimps in Space
- Jupiter's Royal Court Grows by Eleven
- Odd New Planets Discovered
- Ages of Pulsars May Be Wrong
- The Red Planet Turns Green
- 2MASS Views the Keyhole
- Bucking Black-Hole Rules
- Jets May Trigger Supernovae
While brilliant Venus joins Mars in the morning sky, Jupiter and Saturn continue to dominate in the evening.
- CCD Guide
- Cosmos in the Classroom 2000
- Star Explorer Series
- The Infinite Journey: Eyewitness Accounts of
NASA and the Age of Space
- Cambridge Guide to Stargazing with Your
- Turn Right at Orion: Travels through the
- Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection
Deep-Sky Treats from Southern Africa
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