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September 1988

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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When a gas cloud collapses under just the right conditions, a star like the Sun is born.

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The solution to America's crises in science education may begin with getting astronomy back into the classroom.

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