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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.
Come Play With Us
A Guide to ASTRONOMY's 25th Anniversary Competitions
The A List
Looking back on history's great amateur astronomers.
Origins of Everything
How did the universe come to be? For the first time, humanity stands on the cusp of understanding how the cosmos, the elements, the stars, and the planets sprang forth.
Planting Primordial Seeds
Minuscule fluctuations in the fiery cauldron just after the Big Bang laid the foundation for all we see today.
On Becoming the Material World
Everything consists of chemical elements, the building blocks of the universe.
The Story of Starbirth
Deep inside molecular clouds, stars turn on and light up the galaxies.
From Pebbles to Planets
Rocky and gaseous debris orbiting stars comes together to make a suitable home for living things.
Plunge into Darkness
The complete guide to the February 26 total solar eclipse that will wash darkness over northern South America and the islands of the Caribbean.
New Mexico holds a bounty for astronomy enthusiasts, with observatories, telescopes, a resort, and - gasp! - a supposed UFO landing site.
ASTRONOMY answers your questions about the sky and the universe.
Behind the Scenes
On the Origin of Covers
- Fireworks in the Antennae
- Mixed News from Mars
- Two More Moons for Uranus
- Proxima Planet?
- Massive Eruption on Io
- Farewell to Mars Pathfinder
- Are All Stellar Black Holes the Same Size?
Venus at its morning brightest and a rash of planetary conjunctions get overshadowed by this month's solar eclipse.
- Model AO-7 Adaptive Optics System
- Solar System Audio Tape
- Portraits of Discovery
- SkyMap 3.1
Resources and Photofacts
Farewell to an Old Friend
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