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July 2019

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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.

Features

Michael Collins remembers Apollo 11

The command module pilot had a unique role in the historic first Moon mission, and recalls the details of that amazing time in an exclusive interview.

One small step

A 3D look at how Apollo 11 made history.

Building Apollo

Changing requirements, trial and error, and outside-the-box thinking were all behind the design of the crafts that carried  Apollo astronauts to the Moon and back.

The paper trail of astronomy

It’s hard to believe 50 years have passed since humans first set foot on the Moon.

The first astrogeologists

From testing space suits to determining how to traverse the Moon and collect lunar samples, American geologists were critical to the Apollo missions.

The story behind Stellarvue

The missions’ success helped shape countless aspects of modern society, from science fiction to postage stamps.

Target the Apollo landing sites

Even a small scope can help you pinpoint these six famous locations.

Departments

Sky this Month

The ringed planet at its peak

StarDome and Path of the Planets
Ask Astro

Ice giants

Our solor system after Betelgeuse becomes a supernova

Delay in heat from summer solstice

Who can transit the sun

In Every Issue

Snapshot
Letters
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Final Frontier
Breakthrough
Astro News
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