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August 2021

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Features

Inside the hunt for the nearest exoplanets

TESS is revolutionizing our understanding of planets in the solar neighborhood. But finding new worlds is only the beginning.Armed with the first rover, intrepid astronauts drove lunar science forward.

Arecibo Observatory: The rise and fall

In this oral history, researchers chronicle the telescope’s brilliant career, its devastating collapse, and the legacy it leaves behind.

Explore the wonders of Jupiter

From belts to spots to multicolored bands, the ever evolving features of the solar system’s largest planet will be at their finest this month.

See summer’s best Messier objects

With these 20 objects, you can take a quick Messier run without breaking a sweat.

Discover deep-sky gems in Ophiuchus

With seven Messier objects and many other bright targets, the Serpent-bearer has a lot going for it.

Here come the Perseids!

One of astronomy’s most popular sky events will “rain” again in 2021.

Meet Stellarvue’s SVX 152T

This telescope will take your astrophotography to the next level.
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