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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.
Diving for Spacecraft
Nearly 40 years after Gus Grissom's Mercury spacecraft ended up on the bottom of the Atlantic, intrepid explorers found and recovered it.
Heart of Darkness
A black hole with more than a million times the mass of the sun wreaks havoc and triggers starbirth in the heart of our galaxy.
Eclipse Chasers on Safari
More than three minutes of fiery prominences and a pearly white corona punctuated an incredible journey to southern Africa.
The Next Generation
The new 6-inch Newtonian reflector from Jim's Mobile, Inc. proves to be a nearly ideal instrument for seeing planetary detail and brighter deep-sky objects.
Celestial Portraits: Sagitta, Delphinus, and Vulpecula
Dazzling star clusters and a gorgeous planetary nebula make this trio of small autumn constellations fertile ground for backyard observers.
The Planetarium Revolution
As digital technology works its way down to planetariums, wide-eyed visitors are experiencing the universe in entirely novel ways.
Behind the Scenes
- A Planetary System Like Our Own?
- Seeing a Black Hole's Edge
- Big Fish in the Kuiper Belt?
- Walking among Baby Giants
- How to Make a Brown Dwarf
- Breaking Up Is Easy to Do
Saturn and Jupiter steal the show as midnight approaches, while a pair of comets highlight the predawn sky.
- New Coating Technology
- Professional Wireless Weather Station
- nFOCUS Motor Controller
- SPUTNIK: The Shock of the Century
- Observing the Moon
- The Planet Observer's Handbook, 2nd
- Stars and Planets
- A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, 4th
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