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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.

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.

Pro-Am Collaboration

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.


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.

Solar System

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.

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Live Webinar: Photographing Meteor Showers

Join Babak Tafreshi's live webinar as he shares his personal techniques for photographing meteor showers.   If you're someone who constantly witnesses bright meteors streak across the opposite side of the sky from where your camera is facing, or if they appeared just before or after your exposure, you're not…

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.


Observe Changes on Mars

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

People, Places, and Events

Live Webinar: How to Chase and Photograph Auroras

Want to learn how to take stunning photos of dazzling Aurora? Join Sky & Telescope's live webinar on Monday, March 5th, with National Geographic photographer and founder of The World at Night (TWAN) program Babak Tafreshi  as he reveals his techniques for capturing stunning images and time-lapse videos of both…

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Online Webinar: 2018 Nightscape Photography Guide

Join Sky & Telescope's live webinar on Monday, January 29th, to find out which 2018 events present the best nightscape opportunities with world-renowned photographer Babak Tafreshi.

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?

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Eclipse Photography: Framing the Eclipse

Here are several ideas for photographers to use when shooting the August 21st eclipse

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.

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Babak Tafreshi Webinar: Time-Lapse Astrophotography

Join S&T's live webinar to learn the secrets of how to take awe-inspiring time-lapse videos of the Earth and sky at night.

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.

Solar System

Jupiter Returns with a Stormy Surprise

The gas giant is emerging in the glow of dawn sporting an tumultuous North Temperate Belt.

Coronal hole on October 13th

Celestial News & Events

Solar Forecasters Predict Chance of Auroras

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a strong chance of geomagnetic activity tonight, October 13–14.

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