Oleg Bouevitch -Veil Nebula
Photo of the Week Contest Winners: 2019

A superb crop of reader images made selecting the “best of the best” extremely challenging

Seronik-LighTrack 0011
Review: A New Travel Mount for Astrophotography

We put the LighTrack II from Fornax Mounts through its paces.

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Lunar Eclipse Photography Tips

Here are some pointers to help you capture great close-up photos of Sunday’s big show.

Geminids by Pierre Martin
Enjoy the Geminids

Don’t let chilly weather keep you from watching one of the year’s best meteor showers.

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Supermoon Sunday

Is the December 3 full Moon truly rare and spectacular?

Noctilucent Clouds and Aurora by John Andersen
Photo of the Week Contest Winners: 2017

Here are the winning selections—the best of the best from the images submitted by our readers during the 2016/17 contest season.

May 27/28 aurora
Surprise Aurora Show 2017

On the night of May 27-28 observers got to see a rare display of northern lights.

Heading to Solar Minimum

Sunspot numbers continue to decline as 2017 begins.

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Tips For Choosing Your First Telescope

The holiday season may tempt you to buy a telescope, but our expert advice will help you focus on what’s really important.