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February 1999

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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Divining on Mars

The search for water on the Red Planet intensifies this year as NASA sends an orbiter to study the climate and a lander to explore the south polar region.

Stars and Strips Forever

As the Sloan Digital Sky Survey begins to chart 100 times more space than ever before, astronomers anticipate learning how the cosmos evolved.

Ice Cream Sundaes and Mashed Potatoes

NASA's Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous spacecraft prepares for the first detailed look at an asteroid.

Mastering the Universe

Edwin Hubble is more than a name on the space telescope - he proved we live in a universe of galaxies that are expanding away from one another.

Kids' Corner: Venus

The brightest planet puts on a grand show this winter and spring - the perfect opportunity to get your child excited about observing.

Naming the Man in the Moon

Everyone knows Copernicus, Kepler, and Tycho, but they are just three of the thousands of dead scientists immortalized on the lunar surface.

Make the Most of Your Meade ETX

More than a dozen accessories help make this outstanding Meade scope an even more versatile performer.

Celestial Portraits: Gemini

The celestial twins provide several open clusters and planetary nebulae for winter deep-sky hunters.

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