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Top 10 stories of 2008
Astronomers saw the first moments of a star's death, the Phoenix Lander tasted martian water, exoplanet hunters discovered a mini version of our solar system, and more.
Is our galaxy running out of gas?
New results from the Spitzer Space Telescope suggest the Milky Way is creating so many stars that it may run out of gas in a billion years.
How Johannes Kepler revolutionized astronomy
This 17th-century German astronomer explained planetary orbits, discovered light's
inverse-square law, and wrote the first modern book on optics.
Explore the sky's spooky reflection nebulae
You'll need a big scope and a dark sky to explore the van den Bergh catalog's challenging objects.
Find your way through the winter sky
The crisp, clear skies of winter beckon beginning observers.
Orion's StarBlast 6 makes a great first scope
This grab-and-go telescope offers 6 inches of light-gathering in a compact design.
This Month in Astronomy
Bob Berman's Strange Universe
Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky
The Sky this Month
Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics
Phil Harrington's Binocular Universe
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