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Top 10 space stories of 2021
Over the last year, researchers mourned the loss of Arecibo and applauded the first helicopter flight on Mars. Plus, commercial spaceflight really took off.
This ice giant hid from humanity’s view for millennia. But eventually, its sibling planet gave it away.
Meet 20 great astronomers
Throughout history, innumerable people have made valuable contributions to astronomy. But since we’re short on space, here’s 20, ranked.
Astronomy‘s tips for winter observing
Trekking out to your favorite observing spot requires a little extra planning this time of year. But the views are totally worth it.
QHY 410C: A cooled color camera
Equipped with a premium back-illuminated CMOS chip built by Sony, this powerful device features ultra-low noise, which is perfect for astrophotography.
The shape of the Milky Way
To understand the nature of our galaxy, astronomers had to look to distant island universes.
Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
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