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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.
Quest for the most distant objects
The search for the first structures in the universe has baffled astronomers for decades. But telescopes now on the horizon promise to shed new light.
Brian May: A life in science and music
You know him best as guitarist, singer, and songwriter from the rock group Queen, but Brian May is also a Pd.D. astronomer, popularizer of the cosmos, stereophotography enthusiast, and advocate for animal rights.
Black holes in our backyard
Black holes are the most astounding objects in the universe. And at least 19 of them lurk within the Milky Way.
Wander the wonders of the King’s constellation
Cepheus contains enough star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies to keep you observing a long time.
You should observe the Full Moon!
Mountains and lava plains, rays, and a hint of color invite exploring a bright Moon.
Astronomy’s third annual Star Products
Get ready to ogle some amazing equipment as we honor the 35 best telescopes, cameras, and accessories produced in the past year.
Bob Berman's Strange Universe
Glenn Chaple’s Observing Basics
Stephen James OMeara's Secret Sky
Tony Hallas' Imaging the Cosmos
The Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the planets
In Every Issue
This Month in Astronomy
The Queen: “A Kind of Magic” Contest
Faint jets suggest past Milky Way activity
Found: a star that vaporizes its world
Astro Confidential: David J. McComas
The Cosmic Grid
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