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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.
E. E. Barnard's Magnificent Milky Way
Our galaxy's true splendor emerged a century ago when a pioneering astronomer began taking its photographic portrait.
Ghost Galaxies of the Cosmos
So dim they nearly elude detection, low surface brightness galaxies dominate the universe and could be a key reservoir for dark matter.
Worlds Between Worlds
On its long journey to Jupiter, Galileo flew past the asteroids Ida and Gaspra, forever changing our view of minor planets.
The Americas witness their first Blue Moon in nearly three years, while observers around the globe can check out two bright comets in Sagittarius.
Jupiter's Magnificent Show
This summer is a grand time to view Jupiter's intricate cloudtops and the dance of the Galilean satellites.
Barnard's Undiscovered Galaxy
One of the Milky Way's crowning sights, Rho Ophiuchi exhibits wondrous color contrasts.
A Night-Owl's Guide to Galaxies
If you think summer means only rich star clusters and glowing gas clouds, stay up late and observe a bevy of beautiful galaxies.
Hooray for Comet Hyakutake!
The early returns are in, and Comet Hyakutake wins hands down as the best comet of the last twenty years.
Behind the Scenes
Magnificent Milky Ways
Astronomy's Bad, Strange Trip
- Primeval Galaxies at Last
- Core of Great Attractor: Found
- Sharper Than Hubble
- Comets Falling into Young Star?
- Getting to Know the Pleiades
- The Milky Way's Feeding Frenzy, Part 2
- A Record-Breaking Galaxy
- Spirals Show Their Dusty Dispositions
California's Quieter Star Party
NASA's Outstanding Multimedia Project
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
- Improved CCD Camera
- Dew-fighting System
- Day and Night Clock
Hey Mom, I Discovered a Comet. . . .
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