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Two Comets to Glow in the Spring Sky

Two new comets are heading into springtime view. Both could reach naked-eye visibility for observers in North America and Europe.

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Sky & Telescope Launches Wireless Sky Chart

New product offers portable view of constellations, stars, and planets on BREWTM enabled cellular phones.

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New Magazine for Beginning Stargazers Makes Astronomy Fun and Easy

The marketplace of astronomy information is about to be transformed by the debut of a magazine unlike any now available. Night Sky, which debuts in April, is designed especially for entry-level stargazers.

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Night Sky Magazine Is a Rising Star on Newsstands

Appearing on newsstands and specialty retail shelves nationwide today, Night Sky magazine is already striking a chord with novice stargazers, judging from early reactions from subscribers.

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Five Planets Put On a Twilight Sky Show

For the next couple weeks, the Moon and all five naked-eye planets shine at once during dusk, forming striking combinations in the early-evening sky.

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Sky & Telescope Magazine Unveils New Design and Enhanced Editorial Content

March 15, 2004 Contact: Kerri Williams 855-638-5388 x127 [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by a publication-quality graphic; see details below. Many products that proclaim themselves "new and improved!" are really just the same old thing in a fancier package. That's not the case with the May…

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Venus and the Crescent Moon Rendezvous

February 17, 2004 Contacts: Alan M. MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected] Roger W. Sinnott, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x146, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by three publication-quality graphics; see details below. Treat yourself to an eye-catching celestial treat on Monday evening, February 23, 2004. At dusk,…

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Night Sky Magazine to Be Launched Next Spring

November 7, 2003 Contact: Kerri Williams 855-638-5388 x127 [email protected] Sky Publishing, known worldwide for its award-winning monthly, Sky & Telescope, proudly announces the launch of a new magazine, Night Sky. To be sold on newsstands ($3.99) and by subscription ($17.99), the new bimonthly offering will debut next April 13th with…

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First Lights: Saturn & Other Sky Sights for the New Year

December 29, 2003 Contact: Richard Tresch Fienberg, Editor in Chief 855-638-5388 x144, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by high-quality photographs and illustrations and an animation. Every holiday season, hundreds of thousands of shiny new telescopes are given to good girls and boys (and moms and dads)…

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A New Season and a Special Astronomical Treat

December 16, 2003 Contact: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by a high-quality animation and two illustrations; see below. On Monday morning, December 22nd, at 2:04 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, the Sun will reach its southernmost point in the sky for…

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Astronomical Sleuths Link Krakatoa to Edvard Munch's Painting The Scream

A new analysis of Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream provides the precise location where Munch and his friends were walking when he saw the blood-red sky, as well as an explanation of why the sky appeared to be on fire.

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Eclipse Flight over Antarctica

November 20, 2003 (updated Nov. 24th) Contact: Rick Fienberg, Editor in Chief 855-638-5388 x144, [email protected] Marcy L. Dill, VP, Marketing & Business Development 855-638-5388 x143, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: Success! See page 2 of this press release for images from our flight to see the total solar eclipse of…

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Sky & Telescope's Beautiful Universe

The cosmos is captured and displayed in all its glory in our special pictorial issue, which goes on sale at newsstands on November 18th.

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The November 8th Total Eclipse of the Moon

October 24, 2003 Contacts: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected] Marcy L. Dill, Marketing Director 855-638-5388 x143, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by high-quality graphics and an animation; see details on page 2. Also, see below for information about this year's Leonid meteor shower on…

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Earth Passes Milestone as Fall Begins September 23rd

September 16, 2003 Contacts: Alan M. MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected] Marcy L. Dill, Marketing Director 855-638-5388 x143, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by publication-quality illustrations and a broadcast-quality animation; see details below. The leaves on the trees won't notice it, and the clouds in…

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Fall Begins September 22nd...or Is It the 23rd?

The beginning of fall this year will pose a bit of a quandary for weather announcers and others in the news media. Autumn starts on September 22nd or 23rd, depending on what time zone you’re in.

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Celestial Sleuths Reveal Exact Date van Gogh Painted Moonrise

On July 13, 2003, a nearly full Moon will appear over the French landscape, identical to one that Vincent van Gogh captured on canvas 114 years ago.

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May Brings an Astronomical Bonanza

April 29, 2003 Contacts: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected] Roger W. Sinnott, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x146, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by high-quality animations and illustrations; see details below. Keep your eyes on the heavens throughout this coming month. Astronomically speaking, May is bustin'…

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Red Moon Rising: May 15th's Total Lunar Eclipse

For the first time in three years, North Americans will be able to watch the Moon's dramatic disappearing act.

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Spring Begins on March 20th...But Why?

March 12, 2003 Contact: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x151, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by a high-quality animation and illustration; see details below. The long, cold, snow-laden winter of 2002-03 officially comes to its much-deserved end at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday,…

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