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April 2021

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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.

Features

The galaxy’s marvelous rogues and misfits

From ploonets to blanets to interstellar interlopers, these nomads defy expectations.

Trailblazing astronomers and their groundbreaking observatories

The Rubin Observatory and Roman Space Telescope are poised to reflect the accomplishments of their namesakes and transform our understanding of the universe.

See spring’s best Messier objects

Here’s a list of 25 targets to help you make the most of your evening.

Filters for observing the Sun

Whether using a telescope or binoculars, solar filters can help you view the Sun in its best possible light.

Revealing the 2020 eclipse

Though most were unable to see last year’s total solar eclipse in person, local astronomers and websites captured the cosmic event.

Easy Moon observing

Here’s a strategy that will help you enjoy our closest celestial neighbor.

The best scopes for kids

You don’t have to spend a lot to get a child interested in the sky.

Columns

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East meets west?

OMearaStephen

Mind-altering Mars

Harrington

A hair-raising cluster

ChapleGlenn

Color-coding stars

Departments

Ask Astro

Will Earth survive the Sun’s death?

What is the life cycle of a red dwarf star?

What is the shape of the Milky Way’s dark matter?

Sky this Month

Mars rules the night

StarDome and Path of the Planets

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