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October 2021

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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

The James Webb Space Telescope lives!

The most powerful space telescope ever built, NASA’s new flagship observatory will look deeper than Hubble and hunt for neighboring life.

Capturing the cosmos

Astrophotography takes loads of practice and plenty of patience. But the results can be truly spectacular.

Tour one astronomy club’s observing mecca

The Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is preserving and sharing dark skies at its observing complex near the Chiricahua Mountains.

Neutron stars: A cosmic gold mine

These exotic stars may hold the key to solving some of physics’ greatest mysteries.

Looking for galaxies in all the wrong places

Despite battling copious dust and crowded star fields, observing galaxies through the Milky Way is well worth the effort.

Columns

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Facing reality

OMearaStephen

Catching Mercury by the tail

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The cosmic Harp

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StarDome and Path of the Planets

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