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Astronomy & Observing News

S&T's Cosmic Cruise

Imagine warm ocean breezes, sparking waves, exotic scenery, great speakers — and, at night, constellations you've perhaps never seen before!

The Helix Nebula

Deep Sky

Hunting Down the Helix

Despite its dodgy reputation, this planetary nebula is easy to find (for both Northern and Southern Hemisphere observers) if you go about it the right way.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Winter Clusters Galore

The sky between the Big and Little Dogs may be poor in bright stars, but it’s rich in star clusters for small telescopes.