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This Week's Sky at a Glance, September 23 – October 1

This Week's Sky at a Glance, September 23 – October 1

Cygnus and the Milky Way cross the zenith after the end of twilight. Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars await your scope through the night. A thin crescent Moon poses favorably at dawn — because it's cupped.

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September: Harvest Moon & More

Sky Tour Podcast

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and tried to figure out what's what? September’s Sky Tour astronomy podcast will heighten your enjoyment of the bright stars and constellations now overhead.

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Stellar Confidence: On Impostor Syndrome in Amateur Astronomy

Stellar Confidence: On Impostor Syndrome in Amateur Astronomy

Self-doubt is powerful, but it's no match for the stars — as long as you keep heading outside after dark and looking up.

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Issue Highlights

  • A Deeper View

    Monica Young

  • The Search for Middle-weight Black Holes

    Jenny Greene

  • Cosmic Cataclysm in South America

    Peter H. Schultz and Thomas A. Dobbins