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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.
Recipe for Disaster
When a cool star accedes to the gravitational demands of a white dwarf, a catacylsmic eruption ensues.
Making the Stars Stand Still
Meet Robert Fugate, the man who developed a radical optical system that takes the twinkle out of stars.
The Sky Down Under
For a Northern Hemisphere observer, the southern sky offers wonders that can only be imagined.
North vs. South
In a battle of hemispheric proportions, which side has the better deep-sky objects?
Learning the Southern Skies Online
You can acquire an astronomy master's degree on the Internet from the University of Western Sydney.
Deep-Sky Picture Show
Enjoy ASTRONOMY's phtographic homage to all 110 objects in the Messier Catalog.
Getting Started in Sky Imaging
Shooting the sky has never been easier - all you need is a basic camera and off-the-shelf film.
Basic Equipment, Majestic Photos
Record streaking meteors, beautiful star trails, and grand conjunctions with just a camera on a tripod.
A Simple Guide to Piggybacking
Let your camera take a ride on a telescope and you'll be on your way to tack-sharp photos of the night sky.
If galaxies, clusters, and nebulae are your quarry, you'll need to master the art of shooting through a scope.
Behind the Scenes
Comet LINEAR comes to Yellowstone
- Breaking the Saturn Barrier
- Seeing Moss and the Whole Sun
- Another Eye on the Universe
- Eta Carinae's Keyhole Nebula
- A More Violent Solar System?
- Erupting Volcanoes on Io
- A Clumpy Disk for Beta Pic
June sees both innermost Mercury and outermost Pluto shine at their best for the year.
- Zoom In
- The Accelerating Universe: Infinite
Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and
the Beauty of the Cosmos
- The Runaway Universe: The Race to
Discover the Future of the Cosmos
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