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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.
A Field Guide to UFOs
Although thousands are reported each year, nearly all UFO sightings turn out to be something ordinary.
When E.T. Calls Us
The search is under way, but what would happen if humans receive a message from extraterrestrials?
Does a Monster Lurk Closeby?
Hidden behind a wall of dust, the center of our galaxy long remained an enigma. Yet most astronomers now believe that a massive black hole lurks there.
Reinventing the Planetarium
If you haven't visited a planetarium recently, get ready for a surprise: New technology has transformed many of them into dazzling showcases.
Cooking Up a Cosmos
The physicist who developed inflation theory examines whether an advanced civilization could create its own universe.
Blue Sky Gazing
Tired from those late nights under the stars? Why not explore the many treats awaiting you under a sunlit sky?
The editors of ASTRONOMY answer your questions about the sky and the universe.
Tabletop Star Cruiser
Meade's 3.6-inch ETX telescope puts razor-sharp optics in a package that's a breeze to set up and use.
Sweeping the Bottom
If galaxies are your cup of tea, don't overlook the telescopic treasures awaiting you in the southern constellations of Grus and Piscis Austrinus.
Behind the Scenes
Looking for Life, Any Size
- Lunar Water? The Jury's Still Out
- The Changing Weather of Mars
- Yardstick to the Coma Cluster
- Cosmic Rain of Mini-Comets
- Planet Quest: The Epic Discovery of Alien
- Worlds Unnumbered: The Search for
- Linux for Astronomy
- The Planets and The Universe
Meetings and Events
Resources & Photofacts
- Trappings for Small Telescopes
- Dobsonian Reflector Kit
- Pickup Truck Tent
The moon slides in front of Saturn on the 18th, but don't let this striking occultation overshadow brilliant Jupiter or Mercury at its best.
An Unforgettable Anatomy Lesson
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