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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.
The Moon Voyagers
Return to the heady days of a quarter century ago, when humans flew to the Moon, explored its surface, and returned to Earth.
Clementine Maps the Moon
New images from the Clementine spacecraft are helping astronomers construct the first accurate map of the Moon's surface and its mineralogy.
Apollo's Gift: The Moon
Apollo didn't just land 12 men on the Moon. It gave geologists their first hands-on look at an alien world.
Get out your scope and head outside. This is the month Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashes into Jupiter.
Test Your Scope's Optics
Here's a guide to help you judge whether your telescope's optical system is up to par.
Bring on the Photo CD Revolution
Photo CDs can do more than store vacation pictures. They can help you enhance your less-than-perfect astrophotos.
Oh Say Can You See?
Before dawn's early light destroys your night vision, see how far your telescope and local sky conditions will let you see.
Not Just Another Pretty Phase
What's both New and Full and appears half-lit at Quarter phase? It's the Moon, and its changing phases reveal where our satellite appears in the sky.
Behind the Scenes
The Day We Went to the Moon
- First Asteroid Moon Found
- More Objects Discovered in Outer Solar
- A Lumpier Universe
- Is There a Comet in Your Future?
- Supernova 1987A: More Action Ahead
- New Proof of Quasar/Galaxy Link
- A Black Golf Ball in Space
- Seeing the Seeds of Today's Cosmos
- Tenth Winter Star Party a Success
- Join Marswatch, See Another World
Capturing Galaxies in Color
Right Stuff to the Moon
- Premium Newtonian Optical Assemblies
- Right Ascension Drift Corrector
- Two New Educator Kits
New Software Roundup
Readings and Credits
Meetings and Events
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