Sky & Telescope Magazine

Take a peek inside the issues of Sky & Telescope magazine and explore the digital extras that accompany our columns and feature articles. Come see what’s in the latest issue, and if you like what you see, subscribe!

Sky & Telescope is the essential guide to astronomy, showcasing each month a wide array of celestial events and astronomy news. Our online table of contents give you an overview of what each issue offers: the magic of the night sky, groundbreaking astronomy research, visual observing challenges, and astrophotography advice. Many of our articles are enhanced with “beyond the printed page” extras, including movies, simulations, and image galleries, and you’ll find those here as well.

Sky & Telescope December 2015

Inside the December 2015 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Special Issue: 100 Years of General Relativity A century after Einstein published his theory of general relativity, this special issue looks back at how the theory revolutionized astronomy. We also look forward to see how astronomy can continue to break new ground:…

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Monster Galaxies

Take advantage of early evenings and dark winter skies — turn your scope southward to view some of the most massive objects in the universe.

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Inside the November 2015 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE From the Sun to Pluto: A Closer Look at Our Solar System Our November issue takes us on a tour across the solar system. First stop: the Sun, where we see flares that pack as much energy as they do mystery. But…

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Inside the September 2015 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Unraveling Astronomical Mysteries Under the Harvest Moon The red light of a harvest Moon sets the perfect mood for unraveling astronomical mysteries. (And of course, read all about where and when to see the eclipse in this issue.) S&T Science Editor Camille…

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Get Fleeced!

Cozy up to the stars tonight with Sky & Telescope's new fleece jacket. The black fleece's inner and outer pockets will keep both hands and eyepieces warm.

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The Herschel Sprint

Experience Herschel’s “Night of Discovery” for yourself! Follow this guide to recreating William Herschel's amazing night covering 73 deep-sky delights.

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Isolated Triplets of Galaxies

S&T contributor Steve Gottlieb has made available data distilled from the Karanchentseva catalogue and his own observations to assist you in your observations of isolated triplets of galaxies.