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September 2000

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

Beyond the Rainbow

The light we see with our eyes is just a tiny fraction of the vast spectrum that astronomers must use to decode the universe.

Interview with an Alien

When not zipping through the galaxy at warp speed, Star Trek actor Tim Russ likes observing with one of his five telescopes.

Probing Cosmic Depths

Perched high atop the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, the 8.3-meter Subaru Telescope delivers stunning and detailed images of the night sky.

Into the Outer Limits

The icy realm beyond Neptune holds untold millions of objects in the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt, but new studies show this disk was once a hundred times bigger.

Double Trouble

Grab your binoculars or a small telescope and explore the colorful double stars in Cygnus and Lyra.

Exploring the Digital Darkroom

Turning a raw image into a breathtaking astrophoto once required hours in a pitch-black room - now all it takes is a few clicks of the mouse.

Celestial Portraits: Pegasus and Equuleus

Mainstays of the autumn sky, these two celestial horses provide backyard observers with beautiful galaxies and a glorious globular cluster.

Goin' Steady

ASTRONOMY test-drives five binocular mounts that promise to make observing easier and more enjoyable.

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