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January 2018

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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

Top 10 space stories of 2017

Last year, we found a star with seven Earth-sized planets, said goodbye to the Cassini mission, and watched a total solar eclipse race across America.

Do exoplanets have moons?

Our solar system harbors at least 180 moons. Now astronomers have launched a quest to find satellites in another system.

The real music of the spheres

The sky is an endless source of inspiration for artists and composers. Here’s a look back at how the stars have influenced music.

Explore Auriga's deep-sky wonders

Bright star clusters, challenging nebulae, and even a distant globular cluster await you in one of winter's great constellations. 

Snapshots from Starmus

The fourth Starmus Festival, a celebration of science and the arts, took place in Trondheim, Norway, in June 2017.

Explore Scientific's 12-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian

This telescope offers top-notch construction and high-quality optics, and is easy to set up and use, as well.

Starmus awards 2017 Stephen Hawking Medals

The Stephen Hawking Medal recognizes popularizers of science from around the world.

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