Astronomy & Observing News

International Sidewalk Astronomy Night

Saturday, May 19th, is the first International Sidewalk Astronomy Night. Join amateur astronomers from around the world and share the heavens with anyone interested in viewing a planet or star.

AAVSO

A New Foundation for the AAVSO

The American Association of Variable Star Observers is moving into Sky & Telescope's old headquarters at 49 Bay State Road, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

AAVSO

AAVSO Names New Director

The American Association of Variable Star Observers announced that Arne A. Henden will be the new director.

Astronomy & Observing News

A Light Echo Revisited

The light pulse from a stellar flare has lit the surrounding gas in majestic colors.

Astronomy & Observing News

Stellar Breakups

Several binary stars in the Orion Nebula have split up and gone packing.

Astronomy & Observing News

Erasing the Ancient Martian Landscape

Hidden below the Martian surface might be ancient streams and many old craters.

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