Observing Editor Diana Hannikainen is thrilled to join the staff of Sky & Telescope, where she is reconnecting with the night sky that so mesmerized her in her youth. Diana grew up in a multinational diplomatic family, and bounced from one country to another. Consequently much of her childhood is a blur. But she vividly remembers…
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Discover what the March 2018 issue of Sky & Telescope has to offer.
Citizen scientists have discovered a system of five sub-Neptune planets, NASA scientists follow the spin of Comet 41P, and speedy clouds of gas shed light on the Millky Way's history.
The total lunar eclipse on January 31st — the first of two in 2018 — will be a predawn spectacle that favors western North America.
Wednesday's total lunar eclipse occurs on January's second full Moon — and also when the Moon is nearly its closest to Earth.
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The OPT Triad Tri-band narrowband filter is designed to pass wavelengths centered at 493 and 656.3 nanometers and is available in 1¼-inch and 2-inch formatted cells for $375 and $775 USD, respectively.
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RSpec now offers a unique poster of the Periodic Table of the Elements. The Periodic Table of Spectra poster ($6.95) measures 36 by 24 inches and displays the emission spectra of every known element seen in the universe.
QHYCCD rolls out a new model in its COLDMOS camera series, the QHY128C ($3,499) 14-bit, full-frame CMOS camera for deep-sky astrophotography.
The Quadrantid meteor shower is usually one of the year's best. But this year's event will be spoiled by strong light from an intruding Moon.
Discover what the February 2018 issue of Sky & Telescope has to offer.
The moment the Sun reaches its southernmost point in the sky marks the December solstice, the official beginning of winter in the Northern Hemisphere (where it is called the winter solstice) and a time of great celebration in many northern cultures.
Here's a quick look at results announced at the 2017 American Geophysical Union meeting in New Orleans: exploding meteoroids, Saturn's ring-atmosphere connection, and more bright spots on Ceres.
If it’s clear Wednesday night and Thursday before dawn, keep a lookout high overhead for the "shooting stars" of the Geminid meteor shower.
Despite every effort to make every issue error free, mistakes occasionally make their way into print. Here's a list of known ones for 2018.
Discover what the January 2018 issue of Sky & Telescope has to offer.
Rozendaal Astrolabes now offers a series of wood astrolabes (starting at $80). These fully functional, attractively handcrafted instruments are 15 centimeters (6 inches) in diameter.
SBIG announces the Aluma Series of cooled imaging cameras (starting at $3,699). They have been engineered with new sensors on the central axis of the unit.
Searching for that perfect astronomy-themed gift for a friend or loved one? Look no further, we've got you covered, with globes, atlases, calendars, and much more! Top 5 Editors' Picks 1. Celestial Globe ($99.95) This 12-inch freestanding globe allows you to explore the stars with an “inside-out” perspective that closely matches what you see in…
Waterford Press produces The Night Sky ($7.95), a laminated, folding pocket sky guide featuring seasonal glow-in-the-dark star charts.
PlaneWave Instruments introduces the L-500 Direct Drive Mount ($18,000). This single-arm fork mount can operate in equatorial or alt-azimuth configurations, and is rated to support up to 200 pounds of equipment
German manufacturer Knaeble Optical Systems announces the RCM 360 FC/Ti astrograph (starting at $25,000).
Looking for light reading to help introduce a beginner to astronomy? 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky by George Moromisato might be your answer.