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The new Milky Way
Discoveries about dark matter, high-speed gas clouds, and a small disk around the core are leading scientists to a new understanding of how our galaxy formed and the way it works.
Dawn of a new era
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrives at Vesta this summer, beginning the first in-depth survey of a large asteroid.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around Vesta July 15/16, and soon returned several stunning images of the cratered asteroid.
The Milky Way: The view from inside
Seeing our galaxy from a spot in one of its spiral arms is as hard as seeing the forest for the trees.
All about the Magellanic Clouds
These irregular star systems help astronomers understand galaxy dynamics and also teem with deep-sky objects for observers.
Hunting meteorites in Tunisia
Astronomy readers, Editor David J. Eicher, and planetary scientist Christopher McKay journeyed to North Africa to find pieces of the asteroid Vesta.
Astronomy's second annual Star Products
This select assortment of telescopes, binoculars, eyepieces, and other astro gear reflects the year's best of the best.
Bob Berman's Strange Universe
Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics
Spotting the stars of Cygnus
Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky
Oh, those crazy satellites!
David H. Levy's Evening Stars
An open letter to Kaoru Ikeya
Tony Hallas' Imaging the Cosmos
The ins and outs of clipping masks
The Sky this Month
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This Month in Astronomy
New York's astronomical gem
Astro Confidential: Vicky Kalogera
Mission to sample asteroid announced
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