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On being under the stars
QUANTUM GRAVITY • EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE THIS MONTH
Space colors • The realm of color is a bizarre one.
Could the CLOUDS OF VENUS support life? • Nothing can survive the planet’s hellish surface. But new missions aim to determine if airborne droplets provide a place for microbes to thrive.
The mystery of MERCURY’S HOLLOWS • The enigmatic vapors that waft from Mercury’s lowlands hint at unexpected geologic activity.
TOO BIG, TOO SOON • The James Webb Space Telescope’s hunt for the earliest galaxies has turned up some massive surprises.
SKY THIS MONTH • THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S CHANGING LANDSCAPE AS IT APPEARS IN EARTH’S SKY.
PATHS OF THE PLANETS
Stellafane celebrates 100 YEARS • After a century of telescope-making and observing, the Vermont-based hobbyists and their clubhouse are still going strong.
ECLIPSE-CHASING in East Timor • Astronomy’s expedition to East Timor and Indonesia was more than just an eclipse trip.
Make Sun-watching a snap • One-button operation makes this solar-viewing accessory a joy to use.
Express yourself • Science and art are not as different as they might seem.
Sailing with Saturn • Take a tour of the ringed planet at the best time to view it.
Searching for the Cygni 100 • The Swan offers a wealth of double and multiple stars.
ASK ASTRO • Astronomy’s experts from around the globe answer your cosmic questions.
EXPLORE SPACE & BEYOND BOX THE ECLIPSE COLLECTION
Jupiter rules the night