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Supernova 1987A 20 years later
The brightest supernova since the telescope's invention
taught astronomers a great deal about exploding stars - and points out a lot they still don't know.
How the Big Bang forged the first elements
Nuclear reactions in the universe's first minutes made the lightest elements. This find changed scientists' minds about cosmic origins.
Family ties reveal asteroid origins
Tracing the history of space rocks uncovers a cluster with a common origin.
"Come see the Moon!"
One night, sidewalk astronomer Jeffrey Jacobs offered the Moon. But would skeptical New Yorkers accept the gift?
Illustrated: Mars in high def
The Red Planet explodes with detail under Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's amazing cameras.
Observe autumn's best nebulae
Intricate gas clouds and sparkling stars await you.
Astronomy thrives in Texas
Find your astronomical adventure in the Lone Star state.
Sky-testing William Optics' new refractors
Sharp optics in two beautiful packages make these telescopes easy to look at and easier to look through.
Experience Meade's new eyepieces
Choosing the right eyepiece is easy with Meade's Series 5000 oculars.
This month in Astronomy
The Big Bang and the elements
Bob Berman's strange universe
Glenn Chaple's observing basics
Web extra: Happy birthday to the first satellite
Phil Harrington’s binocular universe
Web extra: Spying the sky's wet quarter
Stephen James O’Meara’s secret sky
Mars Express finds odd features, and more
The sky this month
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