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Astronomy Travel

Northern Lights of Finland: Check!

Sky & Telescope's latest tour to catch the aurorae was a fun-filled adventure in the northern reaches of Finland.

Celestial News & Events

Observing Report: Partial Solar Eclipse of January 6th

A deep partial solar eclipse was witnessed by many early on the cold morning of January 6 in northeast Asia and the north Pacific.

Celestial News & Events

Celestial Highlights in 2019

What will the night sky hold in 2019? Sky & Telescope lays it out, day by day, in this new Celestial Highlights infographic.

People, Places, and Events

Astronomical Work for an Amateur's Catalog

Amateur astronomer Rick Johnson undertook the monumental task of building his own observatory and compiling a catalog of objects he has observed.

People, Places, and Events

Happy Birthday, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada!

The RASC turns 150 on December 1st! Join us in wishing them all the best on this historical milestone.

Celestial News & Events

The Case of the Vanishing Nebula

Now you see it, now you don't. McNeil's Nebula in Orion has disappeared, thanks to a drastic reduction in brightness from the protostar that usually provides illumination. 

Astronomy Blogs

Reaching for the Stars Through Music

James Webb is an astronomer who is not only an expert on blazars but also an accomplished singer-songwriter, exploring his love of astronomy through music.

People, Places, and Events

Get Ready for International Observe the Moon Night

Fascinated by our Moon? Want to know more about it? Join fellow lunar enthusiasts on Saturday, October 20th, for International Observe the Moon Night!

People, Places, and Events

Fall Astronomy Day 2018

Curious about astronomy? No plans for Saturday? Well, you’re in luck! Saturday October 13 is Fall Astronomy Day and your local amateur astronomical community has all sorts of fun things in store for you.

AlCon2018 Youth Award Winnders

People, Places, and Events

Students Shine at 2018 Astronomical League Youth Awards

Expanding planetary nebulae, X-rays from supermassive black holes, and stellar community involvement were all on display at the youth awards presented at this year’s Astronomical League convention.

Stellafane observing field

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

When Dusk Descends at Stellafane

A dazzling day greeted S&T Observing Editor Diana Hannikainen when she attended the Stellafane Convention this past August, but it was the dome of night sky that truly sparkled.

People, Places, and Events

Summer Star Party Season Is Here!

Summer star party season has begun - grab your scope or binoculars, pack a sleeping bag, and come and join the fun!

Celestial News & Events

Observing Report: January 31st's Total Lunar Eclipse

The 2018 total lunar eclipse was witnessed by many in western North America and right across the Pacific.

Celestial News & Events

Get Moonstruck on International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night gathers people together to observe the Moon and to learn more about it. This year InOMN will be on Saturday, October 28th.

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