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Follow the Milky Way
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE • One year on, JWST continues to deliver images of intense beauty.
THE GREAT HUM: GRAVITATIONAL WAVES CONTINUOUSLY RIPPLE ACROSS SPACE-TIME • Radio astronomers have detected long-wavelength gravitational waves for the first time.
Milky Way imaged in neutrinos
PHOSPHATE ON ENCELADUS BOOSTS CHANCES FOR LIFE
Astounding fundamentals • Add to your list of amazing astro facts.
Fleming’s Triangular Wisp • When observing the Veil, don’t overlook this ghostly feature.
WHERE IS OUR SUPER-EARTH? • The planets astronomers see often around other stars are strangely absent from our own solar system. We’re still figuring out why.
THE TRAPPIST-1 SYSTEM
TWO NEW WORLDS
AURORAE dazzle across the universe • Spectacular auroral emissions reveal just how interconnected stars, planets, and moons really are.
A TANGLED WEB OF DEBRIS • A star tore itself apart 340 years ago. The James Webb Space Telescope reveals the aftermath in all its glory.
OCTOBER 2023 Prepare for annularity • THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S CHANGING LANDSCAPE AS IT APPEARS IN EARTH’S SKY.
RISING MOON • One glorious sight after another
METEOR WATCH • What Halley leaves behind
STAR DOME PATHS OF THE PLANETS
COMET SEARCH • The clown with green hair
LOCATING ASTEROIDS • A drop in the water
A timeline of famous eclipses • Stroll through history’s most significant solar eclipses.
Explore great summer nebulae • The heart of the Milky Way provides lots of observing opportunities.
Our 13th annual STAR PRODUCTS
Supercharge your observing • Astronomical League programs let you explore the cosmos, whether you have a 20-inch Dobsonian or just your eyes.
Queenly clusters • Stellar groups dominate the night sky this fall.
Crashing Cassini • Astronomy’s experts from around the globe answer your cosmic questions.
December 2023 Gas giants reign supreme