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A very special star
HUBBLE SPIES THE FARTHEST STAR • A cosmic magnifying glass made it possible.
RUSSIA’S WAR IN UKRAINE REORDERS SPACE ALLIANCES • Fallout from international sanctions leaves Russia’s space program isolated.
Pulsar leaks antimatter
A strange FRB in a strange place
PROTOPLANET SHAKES UP FORMATION THEORY
Found: A rogue black hole
SATELLITE FALL TIME
Black as night • How do we find true darkness?
Poniatowski’s Bull • Hunt the skies for summer’s Taurus.
Volcanic twilights • The Tonga eruption early this year yielded an array of atmospheric phenomena.
Safely observe the Sun • Your eyes are worth protecting.
How JUNO unmasked JUPITER • NASA’s plucky probe has brought us unprecedented views of the solar system’s biggest planet, from its enigmatic aurorae to its dramatic storms.
PLOTTING A COURSE
JUNOCAM’S VISUAL IMPACT
Catch PLUTO this summer • Planet or not, Pluto is a worthy target.
SCOPES for city-dwellers • Don’t let bright lights prevent you from exploring cosmic sights.
AUGUST 2022 Giant planet time • THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S CHANGING LANDSCAPE AS IT APPEARS IN EARTH’S SKY.
PATHS OF THE PLANETS
The strange case of the eyeball planets • These tidally locked worlds could be the key to finding life in the universe — if they exist.
Capturing the MOON in high res • The digital revolution has enabled amateur astronomers to take crisp, clear images that would have been the envy of professionals just a few decades ago.
THE STAR that changed the cosmos • An astroimager follows in Edwin Hubble’s footsteps to prove the utter vastness of our universe using a single star.
Skydiving onto Venus
October 2022 Giant planets rule the night