Cassini Bids Farewell To Saturn
The most prolific planetary mission in the history of outer solar system exploration has left an enduring visual legacy. Ivan Semeniuk
SkyNews Solar Eclipse Contest
Here’s a roundup of some of the finest reader photos of the August 21 eclipse.
Product Review: Orion’s Motorized StarBlast Telescope
We test a scope that combines tracking with Dobsonian simplicity in a highly portable package. Gary Seronik
Capturing the Universe: Choosing A Lens For Astrophotography
Is it possible to find camera optics that combine speed and quality with low cost? Tony Puerzer
On the Moon: How Far The Moon?
A seemingly simple query has a surprisingly complex answer. Gary Seronik
Scoping the Sky: Simple Sights In Cepheus
The sparse open cluster NGC7380 benefits from glittery surroundings and wisps of nebulosity. Ken Hewitt-White
Cosmic Musings: Chasing The Big One
Some reflections on experiencing the August 21 total eclipse. Terence Dickinson
Exploring the Night Sky: A Fine And Frosty Meteor Shower
A perfectly timed Geminid display, and the Moon covers Aldebaran—twice! Alan Dyer
Constellation Corner: Pisces
Autumn’s night sky features a celestial sea populated with fish and several other interesting marine creatures. Ken Hewitt-White
Plus much, much more!