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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.
The weirdest star in the sky
What’s going on inside SS 433, a strange star discovered more than 25 years ago, remains a mystery today.
The Big Dipper’s extended family tells astronomers about the behavior of young stars and the chemical evolution of our galaxy.
Coyne of the realm
Father George Coyne, the Vatican’s chief astronomer, discusses faith, science, and big telescopes with Astronomy’s editors
Springtime’s night sky is resplendent with double stars, galaxies, and star
clusters for you to observe.
Join the search for space rocks
Amateur astronomers are discovering hordes of asteroids. You can, too.
Ancient Greeks and Romans minted celestial images on their coins, letting us see the sky through their eyes.
A planetary pioneer
Walter Haas bridged the gap between amateur and professional astronomers when he founded the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers in 1947.
Meade’s new 14-inch SCT: an instant classic
A computer-controlled giant, this new Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
combines great optics and superb mechanical design.
This month in Astronomy
Meet the Vatican’s astronomer
Bob Berman's strange universe
Glenn Chaple's observing basics
Amateur images nebula with Hubble
Helix Nebula: not built like a bagel
Dusty disks and stars
How nature made Mars rusty
Newfound star in Sun’s neighborhood
The sky this month
Vixen’s STAR BOOK controller
Vixen’s SPHINX mount
PixSoft’s Star GPS-LX
Insight Technology’s BEER Chair
Mars: A Warmer Wetter Planet
The Firefly Encyclopedia of Astronomy
Star Lore: Myths, Legends, and Facts
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