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.
Gravitational waves: From novelty to science
The mergers of at least three binary black holes opened a window into an exotic new realm of astrophysics.
Your guide to the oceans of our solar system
Weird, cold, hidden oceans dot the outer solar system – and could be sheltering alien life.
Why we need dark matter
Dark matter remains both a necessary part of the universe and a puzzling, unseen component.
Fall into autumn galaxies
Beg, borrow, or steal the biggest scope you can find, and settle in for a great night of deep-sky observing.
Meet the filter guy
How an average Joe turned a hobby into an astronomy-based business.
Observe with both eyes open
Binoculars provide a great way to take in lots of sky. And the newest models have improved the classic design.
A quick guide to scopes for kids
Gifting the right equipment doesn’t need to be a daunting task.
Get started in video astronomy
Mallincam’s SkyRaider DS2.3 Plus is adept at both solar system and deep-sky video imaging.
Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
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