The Grand Canyon Star Party
Get ready for the Grand Canyon Star Party on June 10–17, 2023.
Celebrate Astronomy Day This Weekend!
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, come out and celebrate Astronomy Day! Here are some easy ways that you can explore the sky.
Travel Diary: The Skies and Astronomical Sights of Hawai'i
Last March, S&T editor Diana Hannikainen accompanied a group of stargazers to the islands of Hawai'i on an astronomical adventure.
"Discover the Night" During International Dark Sky Week, April 15–22
Protect the night sky — join the International Dark-Sky Association for activities during International Dark-Sky Week.
The Northeast Astronomy Forum Is Back in 2023
The Northeast Astronomy Forum in Suffern, NY, welcomes visitors from across the world on April 15–16, and we'll be there — will you?
Remembering Akira Fujii (1941-2022), Photographer Par Excellence
Acclaimed astrophotographer Akira Fujii's wide-field views of the constellations, each with impeccable star images, have been a hallmark of Sky & Telescope magazine for nearly four decades.
A Celebration of Jay Pasachoff (1943–2022)
Jay M. Pasachoff, Chair of the Astronomy Department, Director of the Hopkins Observatory, and Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, succumbed to cancer on Sunday morning, November 20th.
Observing Chile’s Finest
During October, Editor in Chief Peter Tyson accompanied 19 adventurous skygazers on a 12-day expedition to Chile — the “astronomy capital of the world” — for a tour of breathtaking landscapes and the magnificent southern sky.
Peering Up Into Prairie Skies
The Nebraska Star Party offers truly dark skies enjoyed by veteran observers and first-timers alike.
Remembering Donald Machholz, 1952 - 2022
Sky & Telescope honors the life of Donald Machholz, one of the premier comet-hunters of his time.
Citizen Science: Projects & Collaboration
Citizen Scientists Detect Dusty Disks
Disk Detective, a citizen science project dedicated identifying planet-forming disks around young stars, reports their latest results.
Piano Concerto on the Planets Premieres
A piano concerto based on the solar system’s planets just had its world premiere. And you can hear a sampling of the music right here!
S&T Authors Win Science Journalism Awards
Two Sky & Telescope authors have won prestigious awards recognizing excellence in science journalism.
Wartime Skygazing: An Amateur Astronomer in Ukraine
Plakha Alexander — amateur astronomer, owner of Astro-Gadget.net, and Ukrainian — shares his experiences since Russia's invasion began.
Celebrate Dark Skies This Week, April 22–30
Are you interested in combating light pollution? International Dark Sky Week, which starts today, offers events in which you can learn how.
Total Solar Eclipse: Reports from Antarctica
Sky & Telescope and friends report on the total solar eclipse that occurred over Antarctica earlier this week.
Under One Sky: Let's Address Light Pollution Together
Concerned about light pollution? Join a virtual conference this weekend that looks at ongoing global efforts to mitigate it.
International Observe the Moon Night 2021
Join fellow lunar enthusiasts all over the world in celebrating the Moon this weekend.
Celebrate Fall Astronomy Day This Weekend
Saturday, October 9, 2021, is this fall’s Astronomy Day!
Remembering Carolyn Shoemaker (1929–2021)
Shoemaker discovered more than 800 asteroids and 32 comets, including one of the most famous comets of the 20th century.