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.
Take control of a Mars orbiter
Imagine directing the highest resolution camera orbiting the Red Planet. That wish can now be a reality.
Minting a celestial memory
Coins made as far back as 400 b.c. may honor solar eclipses. The tradition continued for two millennia.
How William Huggins shaped astrophysics
In 1868, an English astronomer pioneered a way to measure the motion of stars and other objects.
An NGC primer
The most extensive list of deep-sky objects has an unusual history and offers prime-number gems for observers.
We test Vixen’s HR eyepieces
These high-resolution eyepieces, specifically designed for planetary observing, minimize optical aberrations.
Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
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