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October 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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Back to the Future

NASA's future looks bright, and Hubble's images of the past continue to delight.

Accelerating the Cosmos

The cosmological constant, Einstein's "biggest blunder," rises from the dead with an astounding new feature.

An Unlikely Revolutionary

As a Catholic scholar and administrator, Nicolas Copernicus created ideological chaos by removing Earth from the center of the universe.

Surviving in Space

Before astronauts can fly to Mars, scientists have to ensure that such a trip would be survivable.

Ware's World

One astrophotographer proves that print film isn't dead yet.

Less Is More

Think astronomy is an expensive hobby consisting of high-ticket telescopic gadgets and gizmos? Think again.

Falling for Jupiter and Saturn

They're big, they're bright, and they're up all night. Catch Jupiter and Saturn at opposition.

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