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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 First New Planet
The discovery of Uranus, the first planet identified since antiquity, changed astronomy forever.
Polaris, the Code-Blue Star
Why has the North Star's variable heart stopped beating?
How Far to Virgo?
Studies of the light from Cepheid variables in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies is adding fuel to the fierce debate over the size and age of the universe.
Observers with telescopes can witness Jupiter eclipsing its bright satellite Ganymede, and naked-eye viewers can look on as the Moon sweeps past Mercury, Venus, and Saturn in the morning sky.
Spy the Young Moon
March offers eagle-eyed observers two chances to spot the slimmest of crescent Moons.
Have You Seen the Zodiacal Light?
This subtle, milky-white flow appears in the west on March evenings, after the last vestiges of twilight disappear.
Challenging Planetary Nebulae
The stardust and nebulous remnants of dying stars reveal their subtle details in even a modest backyard scope.
The 12.5-inch PortaBall
This large-aperture Dobsonian sets a new standard in maneuverability.
Behind the Scenes
Reaching for the Elusive
Journey into Deep Time
- Hubble Images Neptune
- Hidden Spiral Galaxy Found
- Hubble Observes Uranus
- No Massive Black Hole in Milky Way
- Gemini Scopes Started
- Moon Rocks Get Around
- Chiron's Atmosphere Resolved
- V404 Cygni a Sure Bet for a Black Hole
Stargazing, Connecticut Style
- Premium 16-inch Telescope
- On-line Classified Ad Service
- Takahashi 1.25-inch Oculars
Yes, You Can Do Science
Trek Through Space
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
South American Eclipse Memories
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