Tonight's Sky
Sun
Sun
Moon
Moon
Mercury
Mercury
Venus
Venus
Mars
Mars
Jupiter
Jupiter
Saturn
Saturn

Tonight's Sky — Change location

OR

Searching...

Tonight's Sky — Select location

Tonight's Sky — Enter coordinates

° '
° '

September 1997

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

A Field Guide to UFOs

Although thousands are reported each year, nearly all UFO sightings turn out to be something ordinary.

When E.T. Calls Us

The search is under way, but what would happen if humans receive a message from extraterrestrials?

Does a Monster Lurk Closeby?

Hidden behind a wall of dust, the center of our galaxy long remained an enigma. Yet most astronomers now believe that a massive black hole lurks there.

Reinventing the Planetarium

If you haven't visited a planetarium recently, get ready for a surprise: New technology has transformed many of them into dazzling showcases.

Cooking Up a Cosmos

The physicist who developed inflation theory examines whether an advanced civilization could create its own universe.

Blue Sky Gazing

Tired from those late nights under the stars? Why not explore the many treats awaiting you under a sunlit sky?

Ask Astro

The editors of ASTRONOMY answer your questions about the sky and the universe.

Tabletop Star Cruiser

Meade's 3.6-inch ETX telescope puts razor-sharp optics in a package that's a breeze to set up and use.

Sweeping the Bottom

If galaxies are your cup of tea, don't overlook the telescopic treasures awaiting you in the southern constellations of Grus and Piscis Austrinus.

Departments

Behind the Scenes
Letters
AstroForum
AstroNews
Astronomy Books
AstroBytes
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
New Products
Advertiser Index
Reader Reports
Ultimate Exposure
Sky Almanac
Hot Shots
ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
BoxProductcovernov

Click here to receive a FREE e-Guide exclusively from Astronomy magazine.

Find us on Facebook

Loading...