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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.
Putting Hubble Right
Endeavour's crew made the Hubble servicing mission look easy. The big question now is whether the optical fixes work.
These massive stars push the limit of how big and bright a star can get.
Seven Mysteries of Galaxies
How do galaxies form and evolve? Astronomers struggle to understand these basic building blocks of the universe.
The morning sky abounds with activity as the Moon slides by Uranus and Neptune on March 7 and Mercury passes 0.3 degrees south of Saturn on March 24.
Copernicus and Mare Insularum
You'll see most of the Moon's history on display around the crater Copernicus.
Taking the Deep-Sky Plunge
Are you ready to dive into deep-sky observing? Here are a few tips from a pro.
Running a Celestial Marathon
Backyard observing's answer to the ultimate distance race is a grueling one-night marathon to view all 100-plus objects in the Messier catalog.
Losmandy's Telescope Mounts
If a sturdy platform and superb tracking matter to you, check out these two portable mounts.
Galaxies, nebulae, and the Moon highlight a star-studded portfolio of CCD images.
Behind the Scenes
Just Do It
Having FITS - Trying to make sense of the alphabet soup of CCD image formats
- Hubble Views Distant Interacting Galaxies
- Viewing Titan's Surface
- New Age for the Universe?
- ROSETTA Comet Mission Gets Okay from
- What Dark Matter Isn't
- Astronomers Win Waste Lighting Battle
- Planet Walk Opens in Michigan
Photographing the Summer Milky Way
Several recent books help you to explore the universe in many ways
- A new line of binoculars from Aus Jena
- Starscape CCD Cameras
- Spotting Scopes from Swarovski
- New software for Electrim Color Imager
Distant Suns, a popular PC-based planetarium program, comes to the Mac
Readings and Credits
Meetings and Events
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