Observing Editor JR Johnson-Roehr recently joined a group of astro-tourists in Iceland for the 2016 Sky & Telescope northern lights tour
Looking for a new deep-sky challenge? Turn your scope toward ACO 426, the Perseus Galaxy Cluster.
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 9th, when you'll get great background info and travel tips for America's coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. Maybe you've always been curious about why everyone gets excited about total solar eclipses. Maybe you're thinking about traveling to see the one next August 21st, but you're not sure where to go.…
Explore the solar system: see Ceres through Dawn's eyes, and Pluto's moons through the eyes of New Horizon. Then take a tour of cosmic time and space with these popular celestial sights.
Sky & Telescope has put together a digest of active missions in 2017. We’ve included astrophysics, planetary, gravity, solar, space weather, and stellar projects.
The November 2016 Sky & Telescope recaps the 75 most exciting years for astronomy in human history -- since its issue number 1 in 1941.
Wondering where to go to witness next year's total solar eclipse? Sky & Telescope is proud to offer a newly developed tour based in eastern Wyoming.
Sky & Telescope celebrates 75 years with a special anniversary issue! Find out how it all began and catch the highlights of astronomy over the decades.
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Shedding Light on Pluto, Finding Life on Mars New Horizons' flight past Pluto last year revealed a stunning world we couldn't have dreamed up — now scientists are sifting through the data, trying to make sense of this frozen wonderland. A little…
Capture stunning nightscapes with expert advice from Babak Tafreshi - join our live webinar on Monday, August 22nd.
The next cool project to try with your telescope and/or camera: amateur spectroscopy. Learn how in our live webinar with S&T contributing editor Tom Field.
Iceland is a country full of fascinating contradictions, none so mysterious as its aurora. Come explore with Sky & Telescope in October 2016!
The minute distortions of weak gravitational lensing may hold the key to dark matter and dark energy, Big Data promises — and threatens — to overrun astronomy, and videography just got a whole lot easier.
New research on Eta Carinae featured in S&T's October 2016 issue lets you peer in and around Eta Carinae's Homunculus Nebula.
Join Sky & Telescope Observing Editor JR Johnson-Roehr in Iceland and see the aurora borealis.
As August rolls around, it will soon be time for the yearly show of the Perseid meteor shower. And this year the show could be even better than usual, maybe even spectacular. Pick up the issue to find out why
Here's an update on an amateur astronomer's amazing effort to prove that Einstein really was right during next year's total solar eclipse.
Sky & Telescope's July issue reveals the mysteries of Fast Radio Bursts, previews Juno's mission to Jupiter, explores the depths of Aquila's nebulae, and much more.
Have you ever seen the aurora borealis? Want to join us? Read on for more information on our next trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights!
A handy S&T field kit and access to iTelescope.Net are just two great benefits of membership.
Looking for an observing challenge? An expert observer offers advice for exploring the Minkowski catalog of planetary nebulae.
To aid your observing endeavor, Contributing Editor Steve Gottlieb has provided an expanded table of galaxies, with their position angles, visual magnitudes, size, and positions.
Here is Jim Mullaney's much longer sample of objects from this delightful 1927 amateur-astronomy guide, in order of right ascension, followed by more illustrations of the book.
Watch a million stars age in these prize-winning simulations of globular clusters. The simulations track the stars' movements and evolution over 12 billion years.
Join Sky & Telescope Observing Editor JR Johnson-Roehr for our fourth annual trip to Iceland to see the northern lights.