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People, Places, and Events

See the Winning Images of Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astrophotographer of the Year Contest

See the images that won the Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of the Year award.

Celestial News & Events

Eclipse Photography: Framing the Eclipse

Here are several ideas photographers can use when shooting their next total solar eclipse.

Celestial News & Events

See a Giant Sunspot!

If you have a solar filter, check out the sunspot group AR 3190 that's crossing the solar disk this week.

Astronomy and Society

Astrophotographer of the Year Awards

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of the 14th annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.

Astronomy & Observing News

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars Purchases Meade Instruments

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has acquired the famous telescope manufacturer Meade.

People, Places, and Events

Pandemic Inspires Surge in Telescope Sales

A silver lining to the long year we've had is a renewed interest in the night sky.

a black circle in the middle is surrounded by a ring of light against a dark background

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Eclipse Photography: Reveal Totality in HDR

This innovative astrophotography technique can pull out stunning detail in the solar corona.

Astronomy & Observing News

Meade Instruments Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Meade Telescopes files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection after loosing an antitrust lawsuit brought by Orion Telescopes & Binoculars.

People, Places, and Events

Report from the 2019 Advanced Imaging Conference

S&T Associate Editor Sean Walker gives a rundown of last week's astro-imaging conference.

Celestial News & Events

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Unfurls

Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt appears to be pulling material from the Great Red Spot in an event that's visible from small scopes.

Galaxies

Peer Deep Within the Large Magellanic Cloud

A team of amateurs reveals the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galactic neighbor, in an exceedingly deep, high-resolution mosaic.

Celestial News & Events

Astronomers Identify Weather Cycle on Jupiter

Astronomers have identified a periodic clearing at the gas giant's equator; amateurs may have spotted the change at the end of 2018.

Solar System

Mars Dust Storm Grows — Curiosity's Skies Darkening

The dust storm on Mars that broke out at the end of May is now affecting the skies across the entire planet.

Planets

Observe Changes on Mars

The nearby Red Planet displays remarkable changes every apparition. Whenever Mars approaches opposition, keep an eye out for some of these differences.

People, Places, and Events

Astrophotographer of the Year Awards

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of the 9th annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.

Solar System

Huge Storm Rages on Neptune

A huge, white storm is raging on Neptune, and its location is baffling astronomers. How can a storm system this large exist at the planet's equator?

Planets

Uranus

People, Places, and Events

Stellafane: A Weekend on Breezy Hill

Several hundred amateurs gathering on Breezy Hill in Springfield, Vermont for the 82nd annual Stellafane convention.

New Product Showcase

Galileoscope Solar Package

50-mm refractor and solar filter kits

Solar System

The Spotless Sun

The Sun has been unusually quiet lately. Since the start of 2017, only a single tiny sunspot has made a brief appearance on the solar disk.

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