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Sky & Telescope to Publish Australian Edition

Sky & Telescope, the most respected astronomy magazine in the world, has joined forces with Sydney-based Paragon Media to launch an Australian edition.

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Blue Moon to Rise on July 31st

July 27, 2004 Contacts: Roger W. Sinnott, Senior Editor 855-638-5388 x146, [email protected] Richard Tresch Fienberg, Editor in Chief 855-638-5388 x144, [email protected]   Note to Editors/Producers: This release is accompanied by a publication-quality photograph; see details below. On Saturday evening, July 31st, a full Moon will rise for the second time…

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Astronomers Unravel Marathon Mystery

Runners at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, will retrace one of the most famous runs in history. But when did the Battle of Marathon and the ensuing race really occur?

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Astronomers Unravel Marathon Mystery

If you received a press release concerning the date of the Battle of Marathon and the ensuing run to Athens, please be advised that the online version of the release — complete with two publication-quality illustrations and captions — will appear here at 2 a.m. EDT on July 19th, when…

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Solstice Signals a New Season

On Sunday evening, June 20th, the Sun reaches its northernmost point in the sky for the year, marking the official beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Venus to "Eclipse" Sun for First Time in 122 Years

On June 8th the planet Venus will pass directly across the face of the Sun. It's an astronomical event so rare that no one now alive has ever seen one.

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Spring Begins on March 20th...or Is It the 19th?

The coming of spring in 2004 will pose a bit of a quandary for weather announcers and others in the news media. Does it happen on March 19th or 20th?

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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.