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.
Our first interstellar visitor
‘Oumuamua zipped through the inner solar system in 2017, revealing just how little we know about planetary systems beyond our own.
Cataclysm in the early solar system
Apollo astronauts gathered rocks that hinted that large objects pummeled the inner planets some 4 billion years ago. Now, scientists aren’t so sure.
Lowell Observatory turns 125
More than a century after opening its doors, “America’s Observatory” remains a hotbed for scientific discovery and public outreach.
See Venus at its best
The planet named for the goddess of beauty is a stunning sight through any telescope, especially this spring.
Astronomy’s electronic revolution
As ground-based telescopes approached their size limit in the early 20th century, new technologies focused on improving light detectors.
Observe winter’s twin treats
You’ll get twice the bang for your buck when you point your scope at these celestial pairings.
Celestron’s Nature Binoculars
High-quality glass, light weight, and lots of features make the DX ED 10×50 worthy of your consideration.
Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
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