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Vol. 37 No. 4
Meeting of Giants,
It was likely only a brief, casual meeting between John Milton and Galileo Galilei, but Paradise Lost reveals that Milton was influenced by the encounter.
The wonders of Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Czar's waterways in between are revealed on a journey that ends with totality in Siberia.
Wonders, C. Renée
You don’t have to buy a telescope, learn your constellations, or travel to the boondocks to observe some of the most amazing things in the universe.
in the News
Liquid lakes on Titan, a 'cosmic ghost,' and the gravitational attraction of matter lying beyond the observable universe -- these are some of the discoveries that have recently made news in the astronomical community.
Editorial, Paul Deans
Word, James G. Manning
An Astronomical Bucket List
Notebook, Jennifer Birriel
Shaping Bipolar Planetary Nebula
Perspectives, Daniel D. Durda
Rise of the Veiled Planet
Astrophysics, Christopher Wanjek
Radio Dishes and Black Holes
of the Past, Katherine Bracher
60 Years Ago: Encke's Comet
of Astronomy, Clifford J. Cunningham
Matters, David Bruning
Fall: A Season of Renewal
Impact, Michael G. Gibbs
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Sights, Paul Deans
The Sky of November, December, and January
Rethinking the Remote Dark-Sky Site