Sky & Telescope Magazine

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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.

Extragalactic Globular Clusters

Look here for all you need to know to go above and beyond (our galaxy) to find some extraordinary extragalactic globular clusters! Off to hunt extragalactic globular clusters? Below you'll find an abundance of resources compiled by Contributing Editor Steve Gottlieb to help you plan and execute your observing sessions. We included an abbreviated data…

Live Webinar: Create Great Panoramas of the Night Sky

Join Babak Tafreshi's live webinar as he shares his personal techniques for stitching together stunning nightscape panoramas. Do you like the appearance of ultra-wide-field panoramas of the Milky Way, and wonder how you can take shots like them yourself? Then attend this live webinar to learn how to take these unique photographs. Achieving high resolution…

Velikovsky’s Venus

A controversial 1950 book by Immanuel Velikovsky declared that our neighbor world was spawned by Jupiter 3,500 years ago and nearly struck Earth — twice.

January’s Total Lunar Eclipse

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the first total lunar eclipse in more than two years graces the skies above North America. The Western United States, including Alaska and Hawaiʻi, has the best view.

Lunar Hall of Fame

Beginning in 1645, obsessed observers drew maps of the Moon's face in ever-greater detail. These observers made it into the author's Lunar Hall of Fame.