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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.
Curiosity’s first days on Mars
The inside story on the Mars Science Laboratory’s ambitious mission.
How the Orion Nebula works
Sorting out the regions within this huge stellar nursery is helping astronomers understand how stars and planets form.
5 top discoveries of the Herschel Space Observatory
Europe’s great infrared satellite has revealed part of the spectrum never before observed. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.
10 great hits from an obscure catalog
Start targeting Index Catalogue objects, and you’ll wonder why this massive list remains relatively unknown.
Totality rules Down Under
Baily’s beads, two diamond rings, and a pearly white solar corona will greet observers who witness totality from Australia the morning of November 14.
How you can fight light pollution
Starry skies don’t have to be a thing of the past. With three steps, you can help bring them back to your community.
"Astronomy" tests Celestron’s SkyProdigy 6
This 6-inch telescope sets a new standard for ease of use.
Bob Bermans Strange Universe
Glenn Chaples Observing Basics
Stephen James Omearas Secret Sky
Tony Hallas Imaging the Cosmos
The Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
In Every Issue
Recurrent novae lead to supernovae
Mission launches to study magnetic activity
Astro Confidential: Rebekah Evans
The Cosmic Grid
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