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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.
If you think NASA has a plan to save Earth in case an asteroid is discovered on a collision course, you’re in for a surprise.
Today, amateur astronomers use detailed and accurate star maps to locate celestial objects. Four hundred years ago, charts were less accurate, but they were much more beautiful.
Astrology: fact or fiction?
How’s this for a horoscope? This article may cause you to doubt fortune-tellers.
A deep-sky universe of galaxies, nebulae, colorful stars, and beautiful clusters is accessible with a small telescope and this seasonal guide.
An amateur astronomer in Iraq masters a technique for observing the night sky amid blackouts and bombings.
Scattered across the Moon’s nearside, craters carry names associated with the mid-1800s Franklin expedition, Arctic exploration’s grimmest disaster. Tour these lunar features by telescope.
Drawing the universe
Many of us sketch nightly observations in logbooks. One California-based artist uses his sketches as starting points for unique drawings of the cosmos.
25 great accessories
If you want to enhance your observing dramatically, nothing beats a few well-chosen telescope extras.
This month in Astronomy
Are we helpless from space rocks?
Bob Berman's strange universe
Glenn Chaple's observing basics
Michael Paolucci, SLOOH
— Star carves hollow in gas cloud
— Jets shoot out of a supernova remnant
— Tiny telescopes find a big exoplanet
— Slithering Mars dunes
— Send ETs a message-in-a-bottle
The sky this month
White and black dwarfs, Blue Moons, finding asteroids
— Celestron’s NexImage
— Imaginova’s Starry Night
— Orion’s Waist Case
— The Year in Space 2005 calendar
— The Privileged Planet
— Atlas of the Constellations
— Measuring the Cosmos
— Building Moonships
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