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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.
Too Smooth: COBE's Perfect Universe
The Cosmic Background Explorer confirmed a simple Big Bang but left the question of how galaxies formed unanswered.
The Case for Density Waves
Astronomers equipped with supercomputers have come up with strong evidence that density waves shape spiral galaxies.
The Magnetic Milky Way
New radio observations reveal magnetic field structures around the core of our galaxy.
ASTRONOMY Sky Almanac
ASTRONOMY Tests Four Medium-Aperture Refractors
These high-quality telescopes differ mainly in small details.
Get Ready for Weekend Observing
If you're going to a distant dark-sky site, don't forget your eyepieces.
Observing Nebulosities in Cygnus
This constellation contains a unique assortment of nebulae that will enrich your summer observing.
Beneath the Neon Lights
You can observe from your backyard in spite of bright city lights.
Behind the Scenes
What's in a Name?
Astronomers Find Walls of Galaxies
To Mars via Ohio
Light Pollution Victory
The Lure of the Horsehead
Meetings and Events
Readings and Resources
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