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September 1995

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

Fires at Cosmic Dawn

Quasars, those brilliant beacons that shine to us across the universe and from the depths of time, may yield clues to how the galaxies formed.

How to Beat Light Pollution

The war against light pollution is far from lost. In fact with the help of people like you, the forces of darkness may just be turning the tide.

Needles in the Cosmic Haystack

Astronomers think the Galaxy should be teeming with brown dwarfs - failed stars too small to ignite the fires of nuclear fusion - but have yet to find more than one good candidate.

Sky Almanac

The action centers on the two largest planets, with Saturn appearing at its best for 1995 and Jupiter occulting the star Omega Ophiuchi.

Tune Up Your Telescope for CCD

These nine tips will have you capturing stunning deep-sky images with just a small scope and CCD camera.

Spotlight on Saturn's Satellites

A rare alignment betwen Earth and Saturn will keep observers focused on the ringed planet's moons as they elcipse and occult one another.

Big Sky Deep-sky

They're big and filled with spectacular naked-eye and binocular targets, yet stellar associations remain underappreciated by most backyard observers.

Tele Vue's New Binocular Viewer

Want to see more detail through your telescope with less eye strain? Then try using this new accessory to view with both eyes.

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