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Planets

Planet Parade to Grace the Dawn Sky this Month

All five naked-eye planets will line up in the dawn sky in June. Not only that, they’ll also be in their proper order from the Sun.

People, Places, and Events

S&T Authors Win Science Journalism Awards

Two Sky & Telescope authors have won prestigious awards recognizing excellence in science journalism.

Press Releases

Sunday Night's Total Lunar Eclipse

North American skywatchers can see the Moon turn a reddish hue as it flirts with Earth’s shadow on the night of May 15–16.

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Celestial Objects to Observe

How to Look at the Sun Safely

Our star is an amazing object to observe, whether by eye or with optical aid. These time-tested tips will let you see the solar disk worry-free.

Astronomy Questions & Answers

Four Things to Know About the Next Solar Eclipse

Prepare for the 2020 solar eclipse with these basic facts and other resources.

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Mission Update: Mars and the Moon

Mission teams presenting at this week's Lunar and Planetary Science Conference provided updates on the Perseverance and Zhurong rovers at Mars, Chang'e 5's lunar sample return, and more.

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People, Places, and Events

Total Solar Eclipse: Reports from Antarctica

Sky & Telescope and friends report on the total solar eclipse that occurred over Antarctica earlier this week.

Lunar Eclipse November 2021 UT

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North America Favored for This Week's Deep Partial Lunar Eclipse

North American observers can watch the Moon turn a reddish hue as it flirts with Earth’s shadow on the night of November 18–19 in the longest partial eclipse of the century.

Astronomy & Observing News

Willmann-Bell Books Now Available

The AAS is honored to be continuing the legacy of Willmann-Bell, Inc. by selling and publishing their robust catalog of astronomy books as an imprint of AAS Sky Publishing, LLC.

Astronomy & Observing News

AAS Journals Will Switch to Open Access in 2022

Research results in astronomy, solar physics, and planetary science are about to become more widely accessible to scientists and the public alike. The American Astronomical Society (AAS) today announced the switch of the Society’s prestigious journals to fully open access as of 1 January 2022.

Under this change, all articles in the AAS journal portfolio will be immediately open for anyone to freely read. The transition will affect the Astronomical Journal (AJ), the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), Astrophysical Journal Letters (ApJL), and the Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (ApJS).

Blue Moon

“True” Blue Moon Occurs Sunday, August 22nd

If skies are clear this weekend, we’ll see the full Moon. And not just any old full Moon, but the Blue Moon — the “true” Blue Moon.

People, Places, and Events

S&T Editor Wins Planetary Science Writing Award

Science Editor Camille Carlisle has won the Division of Planetary Science’s Jonathan Eberhart Planetary Sciences Journalism Award for “Rugged Worlds,” the cover story of the May 2020 issue of Sky & Telescope.

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Perseid meteor shower

Perfect for the Perseids

It’s August and that means the Perseid meteor shower! One of the year’s most beloved celestial events peaks on Wednesday night−Thursday morning, August 11–12.

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Beyond the Printed Page

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. We include an updated finder chart (that appears on page 28) with a revised position for Wray…

Finder for Going Deep October 2021

Beyond the Printed Page

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 Is a Star Party, and Where Can I Find One?

Texas Star Party upper field, 2009.Ron Ronhaar and Todd Hargis If you're an amateur astronomer and planning a vacation for your family, consider planning a vacation around a star party. Deep-sky star parties — as opposed to more traditional, general-interest conventions — have become a permanent part of the amateur…

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Press Releases

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

Press Releases

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.

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Press Releases

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.

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