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Dennis di Cicco at the scope

People, Places, and Events

Former S&T Editor Wins Award

The North East Region of the Astronomical League (NERAL) announces the presentation of the prestigious 2015 NERAL Walter Scott Houston award to former Sky & Telescope editor Dennis di Cicco.

People, Places, and Events

Sunspots and Climate Change, Naming Exoplanets, and More from the IAU

Do sunspots affect climate change? How can you name an exoplanet? Here are the latest results from the world's largest astronomy conference.

Protestors at IAU

People, Places, and Events

Aloha to the World’s Astronomers

Hawai‘i is currently hosting the biggest astronomy conference worldwide, the general assembly of the International Astronomical Union, to address current issues in astronomy.

People, Places, and Events

Best Nightscapes From Across the World

The winners of the 6th International Earth & Sky Photo Contest highlight the natural beauty of the night sky as well as its growing battle with light pollution.

International Year of Light

People, Places, and Events

Turn On to the International Year of Light!

The International Year of Light is well underway and provides a host of opportunities for astronomy outreach. Find out what programs and resources are available!

Oregon Star Party

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

Star Party Season Has Begun!

It’s time to get away from all those city lights and gather together to share in the secrets of the universe.

People, Places, and Events

News and Views from NEAF

The Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) is the world's largest astronomy trade show. As always, Sky & Telescope was there!

David Dunlap Observatory

Professional Telescopes

Amateurs Given David Dunlap Observatory

After serving as caretakers of Canada's largest telescope for years, volunteers from the RASC's Toronto club have been given the historic facility outright.

Northeast Astronomy Forum

People, Places, and Events

Come to NEAF This Weekend!

This weekend features the world's largest astronomy expo, the Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF), in Suffern, New York.

April is Global Astronomy Month

People, Places, and Events

Celebrate the Night Sky During April

Amateur skygazers can satisfy their celestial cravings with Globe at Night, International Dark-Sky Week, Astronomy Day, and Global Astronomy Month.

Walter Haas in 2000

People, Places, and Events

Walter H. Haas (1917–2015)

Amateur astronomy has lost a true pioneer, a keen observer who founded the worldwide Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers.

Aurora borealis over Iceland

People, Places, and Events

Witness the Northern Lights with S&T

Sky & Telescope is leading its third annual trip to Iceland this fall to explore a unique culture and witness the northern lights. Come join us!

People, Places, and Events

Donald C. Parker, 1939-2015

Donald C. Parker, a planetary imaging pioneer, passed away in Miami, Florida on February 22, 2015.

Sky & Telescope's Earth Globe

Astronomy Products

Introducing Sky & Telescope's Earth Globe

Satellite imagery and other datasets come together to show our home planet from mountaintop to ocean bottom.

Messenger's Mercury

Solar System

Help Name Mercury's Craters

The International Astronomical Union is hosting a public contest to name five of Mercury's craters, with a deadline of January 15.

Panorama of 2014 ASAE

People, Places, and Events

Dazzling New Products at the ASAE Expo

See the selection of new telescopes and astronomy products unveiled at the 2014 Arizona Science & Astronomy Expo.

Interstellar movie

People, Places, and Events

Interstellar: Science Fiction or Science Fantasy?

On the much anticipated opening weekend of Interstellar, senior contributing editor Bob Naeye reviews the movie's facts and foibles.

Stella Kafka

People, Places, and Events

Stellar New Director for AAVSO

The appropriately named Stella Kafka has been named the newest in a series of esteemed directors of the American Association of Variable Star Observers.

Aurora in Iceland

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Auroras Aplenty on S&T's Iceland Tour

Senior contributing editor Bob Naeye recently led a Sky & Telescope tour of Iceland, where 50 astrotourists were treated to spectacular views of the Northern Lights.

Peter Tyson, Sky & Telescope Editor in Chief since October 2014

People, Places, and Events

Peter Tyson Joins F+W’s Sky & Telescope as Editor in Chief

Peter Tyson, formerly Editor in Chief of NOVA Online, has been appointed Editor in Chief of Sky & Telescope, with responsibility for the brand’s print, digital, and video products.