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March 2010

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.

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New visions reveal the violent universe

The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope is peering into active galaxies, pulsars, and gamma-ray bursts — and even quantum gravity.

Web extra: Watch a pulsar's plasma erupt

Scientists using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have discovered pulsars that apparently pulse only in gamma rays.

What we've learned about a strange new world

Cassini's 5-year exploration has revealed the saturnian moon's atmosphere, mountains, dunes, rivers, lakes, and seas. And we should expect many more discoveries.

Web extra: Titan: Earth's cousin?

This saturnian moon could be the Earth of the outer solar system.

Astronomy's 5 big questions

Science now looms closer than ever to solving the biggest mysteries in the universe.

Web extra: 5 more astronomy questions

Find answers to questions about the number of planets in the solar system, the search for extraterrestrial life, and more.

Totality crosses Easter Island

Here's what you need to know if you're planning to see July's solar eclipse.

Web extra: Eclipse-o-rama

Make your plans now to see an upcoming total solar eclipse.

Astro-Tech's AT6RC offers great imaging on a budget

High-quality optics and mechanics make this 6-inch Ritchey Chrétien telescope one astroimagers will appreciate.

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