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April 2019

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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

Rusty Schweickart remembers Apollo 9

The lunar module pilot relives the challenges and triumphs when humans tested their spacecraft in Earth orbit.

Jim McDivitt: 10 days in orbit

Apollo 9 served as an engineering test, a hardware demonstration, and a vital steppingstone on the 
road to the Moon.

The women immortalized on the Moon

The mountain named after Marilyn Lovell made her one of a handful of women immortalized on the Moon.

Georges Seurat's sky

Did optical effects from volcanic aerosols affect the way this Neo-Impressionist artist approached his canvas?

Hunt the deep sky in the Hunting Dogs

The Whirlpool Galaxy is just the start of a fantastic tour through Canes Venatici.

How to photograph aurorae

No matter your photography skills, a few simple tricks can help you capture the best images possible.

We test Sky-Watcher USA's EvoStar 150

A proprietary type of glass, special coatings, and superb mechanics make this telescope one to look through.
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