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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.
In search of the first stars
Big, blue, and bright, the first stars were unique monsters that changed cosmic evolution.
What happens when stars die?
Stellar corpses litter our universe — white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes.
A century of variable star observing
Since its start in 1911, the American Association of Variable Star Observers has served amateur and professional astronomers.
Explore Abell's obscure planetary nebulae
Scant details, low surface brightnesses, and tiny sizes scare away most amateur astronomers. The best observers, however, see this list of faint, dead suns as a challenge.
10 great summer binocular sights
Give your telescope a night off and target these wonders through binoculars.
Choose a star atlas that's right for you
Before heading out into the night, make sure you're armed with the best maps.
Meet the PowerNewt
This new Boren-Simon astrograph offers 8 inches of aperture, a fast focal ratio, and high-quality optics.
Bob Berman's Strange Universe
Glenn Chaples Observing Basics
Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky
David H. Levy's Evening Stars
Tony Hallas Imaging the Cosmos
This Sky this Month
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This Month in Astronomy
Astronomy goes to Germany
Adam Burgasser, Jeff Cuzzi, Janna Levin, Renu Malhotra, Eliot Quartaert
How to stop a stellar glutton
Unveiling Kleopatra's secrets
The Cosmic Grid
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