Much to their surprise, scientists are finding dozens of black holes deep within densely packed collections of stars called globular clusters. Astrophysicists are using a record-breaking computer simulation to learn their secrets, including whether the clusters gave rise to recently observed ripples in space-time.
The SkyTracker Pro ($399), the latest compact drive from iOptron, acts as a right ascension drive and allows long-exposure photography with your DSLR.
Expand the limits of your own understanding of neutron stars, refractor telescopes, and observing in the July 2017 issue of Sky & Telescope.
With all the interest in August’s sky spectacular, it’s no surprise that you can find lots of great information about solar eclipses. Here are some favorite resources chosen by the editors of Sky & Telescope magazine: Books About Eclipses In the Shadow of the Moon: The Science, Magic, and Mystery of Solar Eclipses by Anthony…
Tele Vue Optics announces the FoneMate ($95), a universal smartphone adapter that enables users to take stunning photos of space with reduced vignetting.
QHYCCD unveils the QHY183C ($949), the first in its line of back illuminated cameras.
Code Obsession unveils Observatory ($79.95), an image management and processing software for Mac computers.
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE What is Tabby's Star? Who Discovered the Ring Nebula? Can Life Survive in TRAPPIST-1? Mysteries abound in astronomy, and not all the questions have answers — yet. Tabby's Star is emblematic of the search for truth. This seemingly ordinary star occasionally undergoes…
Participants at April 22nd's March for Science tell us about their experience in promoting science, the scientific process, and the role of science in shaping policy.
Sky-Watcher USA announces the Virtuoso Mount ($250). This programmable alt-azimuth platform is designed to capture panormaic photos or smooth panning video.
NAME Space and Nature Aruba ADDRESS Oranjestad, Aruba CONTACT Jeremio Maduro and Jairo Vrolijk PHONE EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.spacenaturearuba.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 8 OTHER INFORMATION Who we are The Space and Nature Aruba (SNA) is a non-profit group based on the Caribbean island Aruba which is located a few miles North of the coast of…
NAME USJ Astronomy Club ADDRESS Mar Roukoz, USJ Campus Sciences et Technologies Beirut, Lebanon CONTACT MarieJoe Chahine PHONE 0096170386798 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 43 OTHER INFORMATION We are a community that aims to gathers the passionate for astronomy, while making it easy for all USJ students to learn about space and enjoy the…
SkyShed announces the SkyShed POD MAX ($13,995). This 12½-foot dome is built to accommodate large amateur telescopes.
NAME Central Wyoming Astronomical Society ADDRESS 6041 Rivers Gate Casper, Wyoming 82604 USA CONTACT Alan Corey PHONE 307-251-3369 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.facebook.com/centralwyoastrosociety NUMBER OF MEMBERS 6 OTHER INFORMATION Very small non-profit amateur astronomy club located in Casper, Wyoming. We meet once a month from August to May typically and do sidewalk astronomy from June to…
Study the anatomy of a comet, find colliding galaxies in your night sky, and learn how to cook up a universe — the May issue of Sky & Telescope is here!
NAME Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society ADDRESS 620 B East Rock Road Allentown, PA 18103-7525 USA CONTACT LVAAS Planetarium Director PHONE 610-797-3476 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://lvaas.org/staticpages/index.php?page=200905301019533 NUMBER OF MEMBERS 250+ OTHER INFORMATION LVAAS is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals with a wide range of interest in astronomy. LVAAS is located in eastern Pennsylvania, near…
Thanks to a record haul of new, ultra-distant quasars—powerhouses of light from the farthest reaches of the universe—astrophysicists can now piece together the rise of mighty objects in the early cosmos.
NAME Amateur Astronomers Association of Guyana ADDRESS Georgetown, Guayana CONTACT Ferlin Pedro PHONE 592-621-5096 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.facebook.com/groups/1642919542623625/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 10 OTHER INFORMATION Promoting astronomy and amateur astrophotography in Guyana. We welcome anyone who is generally interested in astronomy, science and space. We look forward having you around!
Follow Curiosity's journey to explore the Red Planet's more habitable past, probe the depths of the Milky Way's dark matter halo, and explore Herschel's ghosts from your backyard - all in the April issue.
NAME Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society ADDRESS The Briars Mount Martha, Victoria Australia CONTACT David Rolfe PHONE +61 4 13610626 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://www.mpas.asn.au NUMBER OF MEMBERS 150 OTHER INFORMATION MPAS is approaching 50 years and welcomes members from all over the world to our observing site, located on the outer edge of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Constellation Glassware series features pints ($16), rocks ($14), and stemless wine glasses ($15) etched with the classical constellations of the Northern Hemisphere’s Winter or Summer skies.
This affordable 114-mm f/4.4 Newtonian reflector features a plate glass parabolic primary mirror in an eye-catching tube.
North American observers can watch the Moon flirt with Earth’s shadow on the evening of February 10th. It occurs early on the 11th as seen from Europe, Africa, and Asia.
CosmoStory rolls out the Cosmo Laser ($25), a laser finder that works with your favorite planetarium app on your smartphone.
NAME AstroLab ADDRESS C/ Castillo s/n Monumento Torre Vigía Yunquera 29410 Spain CONTACT Jose Antonio Jimenez PHONE 0034 952 482 173 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.astrolab.es NUMBER OF MEMBERS 120 OTHER INFORMATION Stargazing Nights, astronomy activities for all family, astrophotographers assistants.