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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.
Hunting Planets Beyond
With 33 extrasolar planets now known - and none similar to those in our solar system - astronomers are changing their ideas on how planets form.
Switched at Birth
Planetary scientists used to think that gas-giant planets took a billion years to form, but recent studies suggest the process lasted a mere few million years.
How old and big is the cosmos, and how fast is it expanding? Cosmologist Wendy Freedman finds herself at the center of these raging debates.
The author combines an artist's eye with the right technique and a perfect location in Israel's Negev Desert to create stunning starscapes.
Reaching for the Sun
In 1835 French philosopher Auguste Comte declared that we would never be able to learn what celestial objects are made of. He didn't count on the ingenuity of scientists.
How to Record the Digital Sky
Many people think that CCD imaging requires lots of technical know-how, but a few simple techniques will have you capturing great shots in no time.
Meade's new 3.6-inch ETX telescope has added built-in motors and an optional Autostar computer system to make a good scope even better.
Behind the Scenes
Faster, Cheaper, Not Good Enough
- Mars Exploration: The Sounds of Silence
- The Milky Way's Hunger for Galaxies
- A Hot Time on Io
- Leonid Meteors Strike the Moon
- When Galaxies Collide
- Neptune's Triton a Mere Babe
- Lunar Activity Doesn't Pan Out
In perhaps the nicest grouping of planets all year, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn line up in the March evening sky.
- A Musical Space Tour
- A New View
- The Apo-Eater
- Galileo's Daughter
- The Sun in the Church
- The Hand of God
- God's Equation: Einstein, Relativity, and the
- Deep Space CCD Atlas
Leonids Were a Hit-or-Miss Show
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