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Breakthrough Listen begins search for alien technosignatures using VERITAS telescope array. Jul 18, 2019 630
RIT professor participates in project aimed at universe's origins. Carter, Diana Louise Report Feb 15, 2019 535
Spotlight on a Seyfert: The author takes a close look at the nearest and brightest Seyfert galaxy through a 48-inch telescope. Banich, Howard Nov 1, 2018 2373
When Color Came from Down Under: Astronomy had to wait nearly 100 years before one astronomer popularized the color of the universe. Pena, Antonio Nov 1, 2018 2201
In Search of: Extragalactic Globulars. Gottlieb, Steve Nov 1, 2018 3433
Brilliance at Dawn: Venus blazes as the "Morning Star" this month. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2018 999
How Much Does Size Matter? The optimal aperture for viewing the Moon and planets is surprisingly modest. Dobbins, Thomas A. Nov 1, 2018 1354
Pegasus Arise! Look high to discover the glories of the Winged Horse. French, Sue Nov 1, 2018 1672
Easy and Effective Light Barriers: Block your neighbors' lights with these simple panels. Oltion, Jerry Oct 1, 2018 792
Autumn in the Suburbs: The right telescope and a little persistence will help you see these subtle wonders. Mollise, Rod Sep 1, 2018 2690
A Picture-Perfect Ellipse Experiment. Bruns, Donald Aug 1, 2018 1814
All My Mars at Once--Part 2: Join the author as he continues down Martian Memory Lane. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2018 724
Cygnus Puzzlers: Get to know these deep-sky strangers this summer. French, Sue Aug 1, 2018 1772
The RIDDLE of the Nebulae: Using your own equipment you can experience the historic observation that changed astronomy. Banich, Howard Aug 1, 2018 2727
In a Nutshell. Brief article Aug 1, 2018 174
Big, Bold, Bright and Beautiful: Pick some low-hanging fruit tonight. Oltion, Jerry May 1, 2018 2667
Reflecting on mirrors: A look at the use of mirrors in space telescopes, and a round-up of the commercial offerings available for every application. May 1, 2018 1576
A Novel Scanning Method Applied to New-Style Solar Telescope Based on Autoguiding System. Song, Zhi-Ming; Qu, Zhong-Quan Jan 1, 2018 6792
Multi-GPU Development of a Neural Networks Based Reconstructor for Adaptive Optics. Gonzalez-Gutierrez, Carlos; Sanchez-Rodriguez, Maria Luisa; Calvo-Rolle, Jose Luis; de Cos Juez, Fra Jan 1, 2018 6415
Dark Clouds in Taurus: Set yourself a challenge and spend a night or more navigating through nebulae in an under-observed part of the sky. Whitman, Alan Dec 29, 2017 1331
Wheel of Misfortune: A freak accident after the August eclipse mars the author's memory of an otherwise sensational event. Hahn, Jim Dec 29, 2017 543
Understanding Surface Brightness: It took a while, but the light bulb finally went on above my head. Oltion, Jerry Nov 22, 2017 2032
16 Pisces, Arp 284 & the unexpected quasar: a story of time and distance. Banich, Howard Oct 1, 2017 2662
A gentleman's observatory: this backyard structure recalls classic tastes of the Victorian age. Wetherell, Tim Sep 29, 2017 1917
Showpiece doubles: point your telescope toward these gems of the late-summer sky. French, Sue Aug 17, 2017 1819
The night watchmen: Air Force telescopes safeguard U.S. space assets. May 1, 2017 635
The lion-guarded gate: you'll need to brave a ferocious beast to find these deep-sky treasures in Leo. French, Sue Apr 1, 2017 1649
The Dethloff eyepiece shade: How to block practically any light from your eyepiece. Oltion, Jerry Apr 1, 2017 856
Herschel's ghosts. Bartels, Mel Apr 1, 2017 3043
Better than expected. Wedel, Mathew Brief article Apr 1, 2017 315
Jupiter enters the evening sky. MacRobert, Alan Apr 1, 2017 2185
A super-young crescent moon. Apr 1, 2017 1353
The best occultation of 2017: on the night of March 4th, watch the moon occult Aldebaran naked-eye. Better yet, place yourself on the graze line. Dunham, David Mar 1, 2017 3160
The twilight zone of Venus: watch for interesting atmospheric wisps when our neighbor world passes between earth and the sun this month. Dobbins, Thomas A. Mar 1, 2017 1123
The Craig Daniels Dogson telescope: and now for something completely different. Oltion, Jerry Feb 1, 2017 743
The adolescent varicocele: Attempting to de-muddify the fuzzification (1). Macneily, Andrew Jan 1, 2017 573
Through a high window: peer into the awesome majesty of the starry skies. Schaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2016 639
Jupiter at dawn. Dec 1, 2016 661
Scoping the Tints of Uranus and Neptune. Beatty, J. Kelly Nov 1, 2016 512
Braking bad habits: how to make your lightweight scope behave. Oltion, Jerry Nov 1, 2016 712
Pushing the limit: an intrepid astro-imager goes where no amateur has gone before. Walker, Sean Nov 1, 2016 966
Sermon on the mount: how to mount a scope the correct way every time. Sweeney, Patrick Nov 1, 2016 2402
Observing through a truly large telescope: the author and friends enjoyed a memorable night of observing through what was once the world's largest telescope. Naeye, Robert Sep 1, 2016 3304
Find your Dawes limit. Kane, Phillip Sep 1, 2016 3324
Map asteroid shapes by video. Wilds, Richard P. Sep 1, 2016 1343
The future is fast: Phill Oltmann's 32" f/2.4 scope raises--and lowers--the bar. Oltion, Jerry Aug 1, 2016 722
The go to war: despite recent stirrings, it's over; and happily so--the benefits of Go To are legion. Mollise, Rod Aug 1, 2016 578
Untwinkling the stars: how did the world's largest telescopes conquer the tempestuous atmosphere? Hall, Shannon May 1, 2016 3077
Putting eyes on exoplanets: finding signs of life is hard, but new telescopes will soon begin searching. Crockett, Christopher Apr 30, 2016 2957
Choosing a camera for astrophotography: the question isn't which is best, but which is best for your goals. Wright, Richard S., Jr. Apr 1, 2016 2493
Among actions, objects, and ideas: the telescope in Thomas Tomkis's Albumazar. Appler, Vivian Critical essay Mar 22, 2016 9867
Telescope operators. Kornei, Katherine Mar 1, 2016 2474
The spiral arms of spring: embrace the wonders of these grand design galaxies. Whitman, Alan Mar 1, 2016 2631
The uneven double stars project: contribute your data to this ongoing observing endeavor. Haas, Sissy Nov 1, 2015 2325
A highly evolved 10-inch: this planetary scope combines transportability and superb performance. Seronik, Gary Nov 1, 2015 679
Where scientists listen to the stars. Zielinski, Sarah Sep 19, 2015 464
Muographic imaging with a multi-layered telescope and its application to the study of the subsurface structure of a volcano. Kusagaya, Taro; Tanaka, Hiroyuki K.M. Report Sep 1, 2015 5203
From truss to solid tube: sometimes sturdy and heavy is better than light and portable. Seronik, Gary May 1, 2015 727
Using our sky maps. MacRobert, Alan Jan 1, 2015 8084
Basic observing skills. Jan 1, 2015 2777
Spider webs in space: astronomers are still puzzled by how stars create the bizarre variety of planetary nebulae in our galaxy. Zimmerman, Robert Nov 1, 2014 2436
Realm of the ice giants: track down the outermost planets this month. Jakiel, Richard Nov 1, 2014 945
Observing autumn galaxy trios: good things often come in threes. Forte, Ted Nov 1, 2014 2528
A gimbaled mirror cell: aligning your Newtonian's optics is a snap with well-designed components. Seronik, Gary Nov 1, 2014 566
Stars & planets in broad daylight: you don't need to stop observing just because the Sun is above the horizon. Piazza, Chris Dalla Oct 1, 2014 2500
Darkness and light: Cygnus is replete with wonders, both bright and dark. French, Sue Oct 1, 2014 1615
A turret eyepiece holder: avoid fumbling in the dark when you change your telescope's magnification. Seronik, Gary Oct 1, 2014 678
Inflation & our deep-sky e-book. Naeye, Robert Sep 1, 2014 401
Inflation evidence inconclusive. Carlisle, Camille M. Sep 1, 2014 821
Achieving stellar performance: two pieces of premium gear deliver first-class astrophotos from your backyard or from half a world away. di Cicco, Dennis Sep 1, 2014 2029
The return of Jupiter. Sep 1, 2014 1999
A short & sweet 6-inch RFT: this ultra-fast Dobsonian is purpose-built for stunning wide-field views. Seronik, Gary Sep 1, 2014 757
... Sun's newfound chilly neighbor. Bochanski, John Aug 1, 2014 355
Toddlers at the telescope: have some fun engaging with children ages 5 and younger at your next star party with some tools and tips in hand. Enevoldsen, Alice Altair Aug 1, 2014 1840
How to clean your optics: keeping your telescope and eyepieces in tip-top condition doesn't have to be intimidating or time consuming. Seronik, Gary Aug 1, 2014 2153
Spring into NEAF: the annual Northeast Astronomy Forum has something for every amateur astronomer regardless of age, experience, or field of interest. Walker, Sean Aug 1, 2014 1090
Canada's dark-sky preserves: the large nation has become a choice destination for amateur astronomy. McMahon, Peter Aug 1, 2014 566
To find other Earths, block starlight: proposed telescopes could bring life-bearing planets into view. Crockett, Christopher Jul 12, 2014 856
What's next for inflation cosmology. MacRobert, Alan Cover story Jul 1, 2014 3157
The case for structured observing: rigorous goals and methods can enhance your stargazing experience greatly. Schwartz, Tristan J. Jul 1, 2014 1562
The ASI120MM Camera from ZW optical: this highly versatile camera was made for planetary imaging. Walker, Sean Jul 1, 2014 1583
Slightly out of focus: star-testing your telescope: the stars that entice us can also help us optimize our telescopes. French, Alan Jul 1, 2014 2131
1st direct evidence of big bang inflation. Carlisle, Camille M. Jun 1, 2014 639
Staring back to cosmic dawn: Hubble's single largest observing program is detecting the earliest galaxies, finding the most distant supernovae, and revealing the fireworks-like peak of star formation at cosmic high noon. Faber, Sandra M.; Ferguson, Henry C.; Koo, David C.; Primack, Joel R.; Bell, Trudy E. Jun 1, 2014 2620
From space to school: an international collaboration puts asteroid hunting in the hands of students. Zielinski, Lynne F.; Miller, J. Patrick Jun 1, 2014 2390
Wired astronomy: initially a novelty item for amateur astronomers, computers are now almost as important as telescopes. Mollise, Rod Jun 1, 2014 2159
Measurements of nine southern double stars. Blane, Dave Jun 1, 2014 1280
Stargazing Simplified. Mullaney, James Apr 1, 2014 1673
Action at Jupiter. Apr 1, 2014 599
The last messier: many fascinating galaxies swarm around giant M49. Apr 1, 2014 1575
A 70-inch Chuck Hards amateur telescope: this monster Dob is likely the largest transportable amateur scope in the world. Hards, Chuck Apr 1, 2014 1081
Sean Walker Gallery: Gallery showcases the finest astronomical images submitted to us by our readers. Send your very best shots to We pay $50 for each published photo. See Brief article Apr 1, 2014 278
Observations of the sun using the very small telescope. Author abstract Apr 1, 2014 160
Stellar I monster burst challenges theories. Mar 1, 2014 430
How to build a giant: construction of the world's largest ground-based optical telescope takes astronomical engineering to the next level. Zimmerman, Robert Mar 1, 2014 2181
Mars in your telescope: As Curiosity roams its desert landscape, watch Mars from your own backyard. Statistical table Mar 1, 2014 2645
Action at Jupiter. Statistical table Feb 1, 2014 1717
Gems of the night: star-rich Perseus swarms with fascinating clusters and asterisms. French, Sue Statistical table Feb 1, 2014 1542
A Tripod for Tabletop Dobs: this sturdy platform for small telescopes is easy to make. Seronik, Gary Feb 1, 2014 638
The Astrophotography hit parade: here's a target list to help budding imagers get decent results on their first night out. Mollise, Rod Feb 1, 2014 2074
March * Gemini at its best: hosting big Jupiter, the zodiacal twins float high overhead. Jan 1, 2014 595
Autumn: falling leaves lay bare the Great Andromeda galaxy, our nearest spiral-galaxy neighbor. French, Sue Jan 1, 2014 896
Go ahead, imagine: even the humblest observing spot takes on mystical meaning in the late-night starry stillness. MacRobert, Alan Jan 1, 2014 577
Imaging FTS: a different approach to integral field spectroscopy. Drissen, Laurent; Rousseau-Nepton, Laurie; Lavoie, Sebastien; Robert, Carmelle; Martin, Thomas; Mart Report Jan 1, 2014 8416
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Jan 1, 2014 407
A Porter-inspired Dob: a stumble in the dark led to a scope built for comfort and performance. Seronik, Gary Nov 1, 2013 621
Deciphering starlight: in Europe, many amateurs are engaging in professional-level research. Hattenbach, Jan Sep 1, 2013 1898
Eyepieces: windows on the universe: understanding the basics will help you select from the cornucopia of modern eyepieces. French, Alan Sep 1, 2013 1946
Route 66 to space: the planet's most powerful telescope explores the birth of stars--and other awesome stuff. Thacker, Robert Sep 1, 2013 1005
NASA's Hubble Telescope to use rare stellar alignment for planet hunt. Jun 4, 2013 224
High precision photometry: detection of exoplanet transits using a small telescope. Sergison, Darryl Report Jun 1, 2013 2498
A nifty "split-pupil" finder: this clever telescope sight is easy to make and a pleasure to use. Seronik, Gary Column Jun 1, 2013 589
The spring's the thing: this relatively simple modification will give your Dobsonian reflector better motions and make it easier to control. Seronik, Gary May 1, 2013 679
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Feb 1, 2013 418
Savvy scoping: get more from your telescope! Try these tricks, techniques, and tactics from a deep-sky veteran. Hewitt-White, Ken Feb 1, 2013 2459
An observatory in the Pennines. Cole, Martin Report Feb 1, 2013 1997
The discovery of anomalous microwave emission. Leitch, Erik M.; Readhead, A.C.R. Abstract Jan 1, 2013 4127
The Mitchell spectrograph: studying nearby galaxies with the VIRUS prototype. Blanc, Guillermo A. Abstract Jan 1, 2013 13550
Things that matter: we lust after gorgeous instruments of glass and metal. But lasting love in astronomy comes from other stuff. Jan 1, 2013 637
Summer: star clusters and nebulae are most abundant at this time of year. Flanders, Tony Jan 1, 2013 895
Autumn: the far northern sky now holds the richest collection of targets for users of small scopes under bright skies. Flanders, Tony Jan 1, 2013 942
The still-developing Event Horizon Telescope. Carlisle, Camille M. Brief article Dec 1, 2012 133
Five performance killers: does your Dob disappoint? The solution could be a few simple tweaks. Seronik, Gary Aug 1, 2012 809
Small telescope, big planet. Drake, Nadia Brief article Jul 14, 2012 129
Observing the sun. Smith, Lyn Cover story Apr 1, 2012 2468
Farewell to film: imaging comets and the sun the old way. Hendrie, Michael Apr 1, 2012 4022
Rough grinding the easy way: say goodbye to the drudgery of hogging out a curve in your mirror blank. Seronik, Gary Nov 1, 2011 910
Observing geosynchronous satellites: you don't need a telescope drive to "track" these earth-orbiting satellites. Rhea, Randy Oct 1, 2011 2110
Gallery. Walker, Sean Oct 1, 2011 312
BS Tel, a high amplitude [delta] Scuti or RRc Lyrae star. Middleton, C.T. Report Aug 1, 2011 1650
Secondary considerations: aligning a Newtonian's diagonal mirror is not as difficult as many think. Seronik, Gary Jul 1, 2011 582
Planetary imaging primer: planetary observing today involves cameras as much as eyeballs. Walker, Sean May 1, 2011 840
The view from edge-on: hone your observing skills on superthin galaxies. Gottlieb, Steve May 1, 2011 879
The comet tale of asteroid Scheila. Brief article Apr 1, 2011 258
Making visual lunar and planetary observations at the Lowell observatory. Abel, Paul G. Apr 1, 2011 4413
Astronomy's crystal ball: a recent report will set the research agenda for the coming decade. Zimmerman, Robert Cover story Mar 1, 2011 3906
The Mercury mirage: one of Giovanni Schiaparelli's most celebrated telescopic discoveries is reconsidered in the light of modern CCD images. Sheehan, William; Boudreau, John; Manara, Alessandro Mar 1, 2011 2066
Oddities in northern Orion: look beyond the constellation's well-known showpieces. French, Sue Mar 1, 2011 1494
The galaxy group AWM I: explore this little-known cluster in cancer. Gottlieb, Steve Mar 1, 2011 835
Galaxy gauze: Andromeda's NGC 68 group isn't unusual--it only seems that way. Hewitt-White, Ken Nov 1, 2010 786
Encounters with Comet Hartley 2: a binocular comet crosses the sky in October, then a spacecraft meets it in November. MacRobert, Alan Oct 1, 2010 2587
Sagitta, the Arrow: clusters and nebulae feather this tiny constellation. French, Sue Oct 1, 2010 1559
The universe's communion of subjects. Heffern, Rich Sep 17, 2010 812
September 1985. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article Sep 1, 2010 108
Two novel refractors: no smoke, but plenty of mirrors, give these scopes their magic. Seronik, Gary Sep 1, 2010 614
A case for iron sights: there are still times & places ... Boddington, Craig Jul 1, 2010 1938
Blazar, blazar, burning bright: these exotic galaxies are some of the most distant objects visible through backyard telescopes. Gottlieb, Steve Apr 1, 2010 1344
Sirius B continues to widen. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Mar 1, 2010 104
Keeper of secrets: little-known Lynx hosts some exotic deep-sky objects. French, Sue Mar 1, 2010 1587
A pride of galaxies: take the road less traveled to the NGC 3158 group. Hewitt-White, Ken Mar 1, 2010 705
Finding things with a telescope. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Mar 1, 2010 325
Lunar news flash: did scientists make LCROSS seem like a dud by raising expectations of a spectacle? Grinspoon, David Feb 1, 2010 607
Gallery. Walker, Sean Brief article Jan 1, 2010 283
Basic observing skills. Dec 22, 2009 3117
Discover the moon: acquaint yourself with the best telescopic target in the sky. Wood, Charles A. Dec 1, 2009 759
To curve, or not to curve: does a curved-vane spider really eliminate pointy stars? Seronik, Gary Dec 1, 2009 688
Prelude to disaster: in 2006 RS Ophiuchi produced a powerful nova eruption. But a much bigger explosion may soon come. Starrfield, Sumner; Bode, Mike; O'Brien, Tim Oct 1, 2009 2239
Become a super amateur: with relatively modest equipment, amateur astronomers can participate in cutting-edge scientific research. Zimmerman, Robert Oct 1, 2009 2180
Gallery. Walker, Sean Oct 1, 2009 305
Inside the cat's eye; there's more to this planetary nebula than first meets the eye. Hewitt-White, Ken Sep 1, 2009 761
Implanted telescope improves vision of individuals with AMD. Report Aug 1, 2009 424
CCD BV photometry of three southern galactic open clusters using Faulkes telescope south. Boyd, David; Sharpe, Adam; Frost, George; Dunn, Alex Report Aug 1, 2009 2447
Bigger, faster, better! This telescope making trend aims to get your feet back on the ground. Seronik, Gary Jul 1, 2009 808
Whorls of stars: Canes Venatici is home to some of the northern sky's finest galaxies. French, Sue Jun 1, 2009 1548
Exoplanets revealed in old Hubble data. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 251
First National star party in South Africa. Jun 1, 2009 2118
Enjoy the indelible experience of emulating Galileo. DeVorkin, David H. May 23, 2009 841
Probing NGC 5746: don't overlook this edge-on galaxy in eastern Virgo. Hewitt-White, Ken Column May 1, 2009 925
The sky's the limit: this year marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo's telescope. See how astronomers' view of the night sky has changed since then. Hamalainen, Karina Feb 23, 2009 1329
Using the Innes telescope again. Argyle, R.W. Feb 1, 2009 2689
The Moon, the telescope, and the birth of the modern world: in 2009 you're surrounded by technology, rather than by candles and farm animals, because of something the telescope helped start. Maran, Stephen P.; Marschall, Laurence A. Feb 1, 2009 3173
Living with light pollution: don't let city lights squelch your love of stargazing. Flanders, Tony Feb 1, 2009 2494
Copeland's lost Trigon: how well can you replicate 50-year-old observations with modern telescopes? French, Sue Feb 1, 2009 1463
Milky Way puts on weight: new estimate makes galaxy comparable to Andromeda. Cowen, Ron Jan 31, 2009 456
Fermi finds gamma-ray pulsars. Cowen, Ron Brief article Jan 3, 2009 102
Dark sky. Jan 1, 2009 3737
Two new telescopes commissioned in Sutherland. Dec 1, 2008 1082
Planets of a different realm. Naeye, Robert Brief article Dec 1, 2008 258
Street-level stargazing: can you improve your celestial outlook by becoming a sidewalk astronomer? Frybarger, Duane Aug 1, 2008 576
Star cluster wars: two great globulars duke it out for northern-sky supremacy. Hewitt-White, Ken Jul 1, 2008 776
Tiny players on Jupiter's stage: Jupiter's moons and their shadows perform their telescopic acts almost every night, with subtleties you may not know. Maugeri, Joseph; MacRobert, Alan Cover story Jul 1, 2008 2798
A multi-hued palette: with its high trajectory across the skies of North America, the eclipsed Moon delighted millions. Rao, Joe Jul 1, 2008 2671
The 12 labors of Hercules: the celestial strongman travels high across the sky on evenings in July. French, Sue Brief article Jul 1, 2008 1711
Flash astronomy: you and your telescope can accomplish a lot in just 30 minutes. Rifkin, Alan Jul 1, 2008 592
Yesterday and today: is this the same field I went into 40 years ago? Fienberg, Richard Tresch Jun 1, 2008 393
How to hunt for supernova fossils in the Milky Way: echoes of ancient star explosions are awaiting discovery--possibly by you! Welch, Douglas L. Jun 1, 2008 2998
Binaries in your Bootes: what this big constellation lacks in clusters and galaxies, it makes up for with plenty of double stars. Hewitt-White, Ken Jun 1, 2008 834
Pluto's slow departure: if you haven't bagged poor little Pluto yet, don't let many more years go by. MacRobert, Alan Jun 1, 2008 377
Scope test. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Jun 1, 2008 125
Flying off the handle: many fine sights lie on or near the Big Dipper's handle. French, Sue Jun 1, 2008 1124
Taming a monster scope: big telescopes need special attention to deliver the goods. Seronik, Gary Jun 1, 2008 752
Gotcha! Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Jun 1, 2008 185
The perfect star party: Maine's unpredictable spring weather--finally--yields a night to remember. Elliott, Ted Jun 1, 2008 614
Springtime asteroids: deep in the overhead dark, state-size boulders roam. MacRobert, Alan May 1, 2008 424
The immortal beast: the Bear is a great place to hunt for unusual galaxies and stars. French, Sue Table May 1, 2008 1164
The Hollimon secondary holder: a new solution to an old collimation problem. Seronik, Gary May 1, 2008 585
Glass menagerie: an idle reflection on the world's telescopes. Fienberg, Richard Tresch Apr 1, 2008 431
Two eyes or one. Flanders, Tony Brief article Apr 1, 2008 253
Planet Earth at night. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Apr 1, 2008 141
Realm of the galaxies. Brief article Mar 1, 2008 134
200 million hydrogen emitters. Brief article Mar 1, 2008 130
Gallery: astrophotos from our readers. Photograph Mar 1, 2008 345
My Murphy's law marathon: seeing all 109 Messier objects in one night has its special challenges. Zander, Jon Mar 1, 2008 571
Teenage girl beats Hubble! How can a 3-inch homemade reflector be better than a multibillion-dollar space telescope? Just look. McFarlane, Gil Feb 1, 2008 597
Imaging mercury. Brief article Jan 1, 2008 101
January 1958. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article Jan 1, 2008 178
Is a small scope better: after almost 50 years of use, a scope named Echo is still inspiring observers. Levy, David H. Jan 1, 2008 917
Mastering your finderscope: can't find what you're looking for in your telescope? Here's the remedy! Flanders, Tony Jan 1, 2008 1879
Clusters fit for a queen: Cassiopeia is adorned from head to toe with glittering telescopic jewels. Hewitt-White, Ken Dec 1, 2007 838
Square dancing: high overhead on December evenings, the Great Square of Pegasus is edged with observing delights. French, Sue Table Dec 1, 2007 1684
Reading the moon: lunar history can be understood with a telescope and a little stratigraphy. Wood, Charles A. Nov 1, 2007 973
Your telescopic guide to mars: here comes your last chance to see Mars so big for the next nine years. MacRobert, Alan Nov 1, 2007 2474
A symbiotic star. Nov 1, 2007 778
A tale of two globulars: star clusters Messier 2 and 15 shine through even a bright city sky. Hewitt-White, Ken Oct 1, 2007 849
Seeing red. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Oct 1, 2007 205
Evening star, morning star: Jupiter dominates the west at dusk, Venus the east at dawn. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2007 1116
The graceful swan: Cygnus is a wonderland for deep-sky observers. French, Sue Table Sep 1, 2007 1567
Cosmic perspectives: how to grasp the true grandeur of deep-sky splendors. Kane, Phillip Table Sep 1, 2007 2218
Jupiter at dusk, Mars at dawn: big Jupiter shows more area in a telescope than all the rest of the planets combined. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2007 1104
Jupiter and its moons. MacRobert, Alan Aug 1, 2007 386
Return of the hero: from double stars to galaxies, Hercules has lots to offer observers. French, Sue Table Aug 1, 2007 1626
Outer planets in 2007. Sinnott, Roger Brief article Jul 1, 2007 209
Exoplanet atmospheres: dry, dusty? Pushing the limits of the Spitzer Space Telescope, two teams find hints about "hot Jupiters.". Schilling, Govert Jun 1, 2007 434
A trio of Bootes duos. Seronik, Gary Jun 1, 2007 561
The Moons of Saturn. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Jun 1, 2007 295
The moons of Jupiter. MacRobert, Alan Table Jun 1, 2007 1273
The crescent moon occults Regulus: got a telescope? Don't let daylight stop you! MacRobert, Alan Jun 1, 2007 368
Vesta shines its brightest in 18 years: you may be surprised at how easy it is to see this extra naked-eye "planet.". Bryant, Greg Jun 1, 2007 689
Build a tracking platform for your camera: this simple mount provides the perfect introduction to long-exposure astrophotography. Seronik, Gary Jun 1, 2007 2021
Venus at its height: four planets line up across the evening sky in May. Schaaf, Fred May 1, 2007 1220
The moons of Saturn. MacRobert, Alan Brief article May 1, 2007 273
The moons of Jupiter. MacRobert, Alan May 1, 2007 1238
Pits of contention: tiny craters had a huge impact on our understanding of the Moon. Wood, Charles A. May 1, 2007 889
Tracking spots on Saturn: today's high-tech imaging methods open new opportunities for planet watchers. Vandebergh, Ralf May 1, 2007 1383
V is for Virgo: one small corner of Virgo holds celestial sights near and far. French, Sue May 1, 2007 1675
My favorite double stars of spring: view these gems as the Northern Hemisphere turns warm. Mullaney, James May 1, 2007 2495
The moons of Saturn. MacRobert, Alan Table Apr 1, 2007 1169
New solar neighbors. Brief article Mar 1, 2007 116
Mira in the Sunset. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Mar 1, 2007 220
Farsighted astronomy. Sinnott, Robert W. Brief article Mar 1, 2007 304
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Feb 1, 2007 350
Resolving the faces of stars. Berger, David H.; Aufdenberg, Jason P.; Turner, Nils H. Feb 1, 2007 2528
The moons of Saturn and Jupiter. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Feb 1, 2007 323
Old telescopes should never die: David Levy has been using his first telescope for nearly a half century. Levy, David H. Feb 1, 2007 819
Tilt-a-whirl earth. Flanders, Tony Brief article Feb 1, 2007 122
Observing the planets in 2007: each planet is unique, displaying a very different personality to the telescopic observer. MacRobert, Alan M. Jan 1, 2007 2892
The night's wakeful watch. Wehler, Randall Column Dec 1, 2006 757
A bent rich-field refractor: this twist on an old favorite provides new levels of viewing comfort. Ayers, Robert Dec 1, 2006 1451
Telescope storage. Sinnot, Roger W. Brief article Dec 1, 2006 164
Amateurs help discover a transiting exoplanet: using backyard telescopes, four amateur astronomers help find a planet transiting a Sun-like star. Naeye, Robert Sep 1, 2006 1013
Backyard spectroscopy. di Cicco, Dennis Brief article Sep 1, 2006 164
The trackball telescope: this scope's innovative mount combines motorized tracking with easy use. Oltion, Jerry Aug 1, 2006 1785
Sculpting cosmic hourglasses. Naeye, Robert Jul 1, 2006 495
Further adventures with Mr. Schmidt's telescope: David Levy broadens his comet search. Levy, David H. Jul 1, 2006 871
Cepheid cocoons. Brief article Jun 1, 2006 120
The Moon's north pole. Seronik, Gary May 1, 2006 518
Extreme basinology: some of the Moon's most interesting features lurk near the limb, nearly out of reach of backyard telescopes. Wood, Charles A. May 1, 2006 745
Obstructions. Flanders, Tony Brief article May 1, 2006 254
Rose-colored glasses: the backyard astronomer has never had it so good. Dalrymple, Les Column May 1, 2006 704
Sirius B's mass measured. Naeye, Robert Brief article Mar 1, 2006 143
Going deep. Roth, Joshua Brief article Mar 1, 2006 319
When two halves make more than a whole: tailoring a telescope to your specific needs is easy when you purchase the optics and mounting separately. Jan 1, 2006 958
Low-cost starter scopes: can you get a good beginner's scope for less than $200 this holiday season? We survey the marketplace to find out. Seronik, Gary Dec 1, 2005 2757
Resolution realities: what size telescope do you need to shoot astrophotos that resolve subarcsecond detail on solar-system bodies? Bruns, Donald Dec 1, 2005 1188
South Africa. Dec 1, 2005 207
Hubble: 15 Years of Discovery. Naeye, Robert Nov 1, 2005 165
Remote collimation for a Big Dob: adjust your scope's optical alignment without taking your eye off the target. VanderBrugge, John Nov 1, 2005 1279
From 1950 to 2000. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief Article Nov 1, 2005 235
Image-stabilize your binoculars: this easy-to-build setup will let you get the most out of your binoculars. MacRobert, Alan M. Oct 1, 2005 1120
Great expectations. Fienberg, Richard Tresch Brief Article Oct 1, 2005 272
The 14[degrees] twitch: every stargazer brings unique observing habits to the eyepiece. Ryan, Bill Aug 1, 2005 738
Stop stopping down. MacRobert, Alan Brief Article Jul 1, 2005 245
Digital astrophotography using ART: preliminary results. Weeks, Austin; Truksa, Scott V.; Dull, James; Jurcevic, John Brief Article Jun 1, 2005 128
AVA's Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector: this little accessory can help coax the best possible performance from your telescope when you're viewing the planets low in the sky. Dobbins, Thomas A. Jun 1, 2005 2210
3C 273: catch the brightest quasar: tonight you can find an object 1.9 billion light-years out in the evening deeps. MacRobert, Alan M. May 1, 2005 689
Mirror swap. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article May 1, 2005 252
A folded Maksutov-Herschelian. Jones, Ed Feb 1, 2005 2038
First pictures of a planet from another world. Ross, Jen Brief Article Dec 1, 2004 150
Tuned to the universe: precision on a grand scale brings in clearer signals from distant time and space. Gibson, Tom Dec 1, 2004 1739
Tiny scope spies distant planet. Brief Article Oct 2, 2004 218
An elegant rotating secondary cage. Tremoulet, O. L. Jr. Sep 1, 2004 1601
Daytime telescope testing. Pfannenschmidt, Erine Apr 1, 2004 2303
Gleanings from the glass. Fisher, Richard Nov 1, 2003 864
A cosmologist's diary: summer at the South Pole. Leitch, Erik Oct 1, 2003 666
Shooting the heavens from space. Grunsfeld, John Mace Oct 1, 2003 897
Optical interferometry comes of age. Lawso, Peter R. May 1, 2003 3944
Observing Lord Rosse's spirals. Hewitt-White, Ken May 1, 2003 2664
South pole scope detects neutrinos. (Lasers & Optics). Brief Article Mar 1, 2003 287
The art of using a telescope: most celestial objects that a telescope will show look extremely faint, tiny, or both. You need to learn some skills to see all that you can see. MacRobert, Alan M. Jan 1, 2003 1801
The age of behemoths. Jayawardhana, Ray Feb 1, 2002 3080
Amateur uses monster telescope. Schilling, Govert Feb 1, 2002 1666
Feedhorn temperature control on a 4.6 m radio telescope. Sweat, Tia L.; Payne, James E.; Mentor, Guy; Cayton, Leah Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 120
Arcing through the autumn sky. French, Sue Nov 1, 2001 1195
The Lost Stars - II. Sincell, Mark Oct 1, 2001 787
Telescopes I have known and loved. Roth, Joshua Aug 1, 2001 791
Lyra as a deep-sky sampler. Whitman, Alan Aug 1, 2001 1310
The street-corner astronomer. Levy, David H. Jul 1, 2001 1022
Hubble reveals secrets of dying stars. Brief Article Apr 1, 2001 150
New Green Bank Telescope dedicated. Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 189

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