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Secrets beneath the Moon's surface
A landscape of craters and volcanic plains hides a molten core, numerous moonquakes, and keys to the still-mysterious lunar history.
The Crab Nebula's everlasting mystery
Since A.D. 1054, when its light first reached Earth as a supernova, the Crab Nebula has remained an enigma. Here’s how astronomers presently understand this strange system.
Even though its eccentricities make M1 a worthwhile target, there’s plenty of other “exploded stars” out there to observe.
How a Nashville boy changed the universe
Edward Emerson Barnard's discoveries encompass comets, dark nebulae, and Jupiter's fifth moon. Although he started in poverty, he rose to the top of the scientific world.
Roam the majestic Virgo cluster of galaxies
Within a small region of the celestial sphere, you can enjoy many of the sky's top galaxies.
Let a telescope take your camera for a ride and capture amazing sky vistas.
Farpoint's small refractor delivers big results
This new 4-inch telescope combines superb optical quality, easy portability, and lots of accessories.
Bob Berman's Strange Universe
Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics
Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky
David H. Levy's Evening Stars
Tony Hallas' Imaging the Cosmos
The Sky this Month
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This Month in Astronomy
Springtime is galaxy time
Science chugs along at LHC
Fermi sees giant gamme-ray bubbles
Astronomers investigate a comet
The Cosmic Grid
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