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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.
Bursting the Bubbles
Planetary nebulae have nothing to do with planets - they are death shrouds for sunlike stars. Now astronomers are learning how these intricate, colorful gas clouds form.
Letters written to the great astronomer by his daughter - a nun in the Roman Catholic Church - help put his life and times into perspective.
Author, filmmaker, and ASTRONOMY editorial advisory board member Timothy Ferris is now focusing his attention on the search for extraterrestrial life.
Hunting for the Strangest Matter
Strange seems an appropriate word to describe this exotic form of matter, which physicists think could dominate some pulsars.
Beautiful portraits of the constellations can be yours - if you know the right technique.
These aren't your father's binoculars: Orion-Vixen has taken two 4.9-inch refractors and mounted them to form a pair of giant binoculars that zoom from 25x to 75x.
In Cyber Color
It's easier than you might think to take a CCD camera that records only in black and white and have it churn out spectacular sky shots.
Into the Realm of the Galaxies
Thousands of bright galaxies await backyard observers in spring's preeminent deep-sky target.
Behind the Scenes
Brown Dwarfs Renamed and More
- White Dwarfs by the Trillions?
- Light of a Distant Planet
- The Great Attractor Revealed
- A Hubble Makeover
- Astronomers Detect Galaxies' Hidden
- Galileo Captures a Big Eruption on Io
- Birth of Uranus and Neptune
The first week of April sees a spectacular evening grouping as the moon joins Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.
- Electrim CCDs
- The Astronomical Calendar 2000
- Captured by Aliens: The Search for Life And
Truth in a Very Large Universe
- Majestic Universe: Views from Here to Infinity
- Get Connected
Seizing the Moment
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