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June 1998

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

Ask Astro

ASTRONOMY heads back to school, answering a high school class's questions about the cosmos.

History's Great Astronomers

These 25 luminaries changed the way we view the universe.

Jumping Jupiter

With the first two years of its mission complete, the Galileo spacecraft has rewritten the book on the giant planet and its intriguing moons.

Interstellar Trekking

Reaching the stars may not be easy, but technological advances could make the unthinkable possible.

Magic in the Moon's Shadow

ore than 400 people joined ASTRONOMY's editors onboard the GALAXY to witness nature's grandest event: a total eclipse of the sun.

Mastering the Mysterious

Even when tackling astronomy's great enigmas, Bohdan Paczynski has a knack for coming up with the right answer.

Celestial Portraits: Bootes & Corona Borealis

These springtime neighbors offer up some beautiful galaxies, pretty double stars, and a surprise or two.

Getting to the Focal Point

Today's market provides the consumer with a galaxy of eyepieces. Here's what you need to know to make an informed purchase.

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