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Finder Charts for "Meet the Neighbors" in the October 2021 issue

If you read Steve Gottlieb's article in the October 2021 issue of Sky & Telescope entitled "Meet the Neighbors: The Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Family," you likely followed the link for more finder charts. Here you'll find Digitized Sky Survey images for the remaining objects for which deeper finders weren't included…

Finder for Going Deep October 2021

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Going Deep October 2021: Finder Charts for Arp Galaxies

Use these finders to locate the Arp targets discussed in the Going Deep column in the October 2021 issue.

Astronomy Questions & Answers

What's Up at Star Parties?

Three-year-old Zachary Milton of San Bernadino, California, enjoys a view of the filtered Sun through the Riverside Astronomical Society's 7-inch Meade (manned by club member Ralph Merletti) at the Riverside Telescope Makers Conference in May 1997. Sky & Telescope photo by Rick Fienberg When amateur astronomers and their families plan…

Annular eclipse May 1994

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Sunrise Stunner: Annular Solar Eclipse of June 10th

Two weeks after a total eclipse of the Moon, skywatchers in some parts of North America will witness an annular or partial eclipse of the Sun.

Lunar Eclipse

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Everything You Need to Know for the May 26th Morning Lunar Eclipse

The total lunar eclipse of May 26th — the first in more than two years — favors western North America, but much of the continent will see the partial phases, provided skies are clear.

artist's conception of the parker solar probe floating in front of the sun

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S&T Writers Win Two Science Journalism Awards

This year’s solar physics communication prizes recognize two pieces from Sky & Telescope magazine.

Beyond the Printed Page

Finders for "Southerly Planetary Nebulae"

Find close-up finders for 16 targets covered in Don Ferguson's observing article in the June 2021 issue of Sky & Telescope.

Astronomy & Observing News

This Week in Astronomy Pictures: A Magnetic Whirlpool, Windblown Jets & More

Whether you're here for eye candy or a more cosmic perspective, these astronomy pictures released this week will do the trick.

Jupiter and Saturn in conjunction

Conjunction

Jupiter and Saturn Have Historic Dusk Encounter

Don't miss the upcoming close conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on December 21st!

Geminid meteor shower radiant

Geminid meteors

Great Show Expected for the Geminids

Don’t miss the best meteor shower of the year. Catch the Geminid meteors as they peak on the moonless night of December 13–14.

Full Moon

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Blue Moon for Halloween

Enjoy the Blue Moon on Halloween night!

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Mars at Its Biggest and Brightest Until 2035

This is a big week for Mars: It will be at its closest to Earth on October 6th and at opposition on October 13th.

Colorful Perseid fireball

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Prepare for the Perseids

The annual Perseid meteor shower is upon us. The peak is expected to occur during the night of August 11–12.

Planets

Ice Giants: Neptune and Uranus

Spot Uranus and Neptune, and relive the original discoveries.

Astronomy and Society

A Message from Sky & Telescope

The staff of Sky & Telescope outline an action plan for making the night sky open to all. Feedback from the community is welcome!

Comet at dawn

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A Bright New Visitor: How to Spot Comet NEOWISE

The July sky holds a shy but lovely newcomer to our neck of the universe, and you can see it for yourself very low in the northeast as dawn begins to brighten. But you’ll need to know what to look for, and binoculars will help.

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Delays in International Deliveries of Sky & Telescope

We are distressed to hear numerous reports from international readers about delays in receiving their issues of Sky & Telescope magazine. Some readers haven’t received their most recent issues at all. Here’s what’s happening and what we can (and can’t) do about it. International Mail Service During the Pandemic The…

Venus in the Pleiades

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The Pleiades Embrace Venus

If it’s clear this Friday evening, April 3rd, you’ll be treated to the sight of Venus and the Pleiades in an apparent cosmic embrace.

Three people looking at the Milky Way

People, Places, and Events

2020 Star Parties Update

Organizations have cancelled or rescheduled several star parties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In many cases, organizers are still in the process of making a decision on how and when to hold a given event. Here is an updated calendar of upcoming North American star parties and events, with a…

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Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon

If it’s clear on the morning of Tuesday February 18th, you could see Mars wink out as the Moon passes in front of the Red Planet. You’ll have to get up before or at sunrise to witness the event, but if skies are clear in your location, it will be well worth it.

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