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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.
To Kill a Galaxy
The Milky Way is ripping apart a small companion galaxy.
The Lone Astronomer: Gerard de Vaucouleurs
Meet a man who helped shape our ideas about the size and age of the universe, and the Milky Way Galaxy's place in it.
Wish Upon a Star
The Space Station could play a big role in astronomy research.
WIYN Is a Winner
Its 3.5-meter mirror may not be the biggest in the world, but this new telescope really delivers.
Geminid meteors peak under a dark sky, highlighting a month that sees Comet Hale-Bopp grace the evening sky.
Star Maps Are a Gazer's Best Friend
Find your way around the sky like an old pro with the right atlas.
Observing Hickson Galaxy Groups
Hunt down these compact groups with a modest-sized scope.
CCD cameras capture only tiny pieces of the sky, but mosaicking lets you easily create beautiful wide-field images.
Exploring Sinus Medii
A small region offers big rewards for lunar observers.
The Galaxy from Within
A stunning fish-eye photo captures the Milky Way's glory.
Catch a Fleeting Asteroid
Toutatis brightens to magnitude 10.5 as it speeds past Earth.
Behind the Scenes
Our Killer Galaxy
Moon Over Marathon
- Come Together
- Collisions in the Kuiper Belt
- Shocking Conditions Excite Masers
- Ground Zero for ALH84001?
- Carbon Monoxide Crashes the Party
- Homespun Jupiter has Bands
- Hubble Detects Egg-Shaped Stars
- Eros has Earth's Number
- Telescopes and Comets at Stellafane
- Dreams Come True at Starfest '96
Raisin Cakes, Microwaves, and the Universe
- Skygazer - Guide to the Heavens
- Amazing Universe
- The Ultimate CCD Collection
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
- Atlas for Small Telescopes
- Atmospheric Phenomena Detector
Of Shooting Stars and Faint Fuzzies
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