Your Guide to the Universe

StarDate magazine keeps you in touch with the universe with detailed skywatching information, in-depth features, the latest astronomy news, and more. Six issues per year, including the Sky Almanac issue in January! Subscribe today!

Current Issue: September/October 2014

Flying by the Stars

Flying by the Stars

Some birds migrate by night using star patterns to guide their way across vast distances.

I Spy the Future

I Spy the Future

Around the country, scientists and engineers are hatching new ideas for exploring the universe in the coming decades.


In Every Issue

  • Skywatching highlights and star charts to help you keep tabs on the sky
  • Merlin answers your most compelling questions about the universe

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In the Next Issue

In our November/December issue, get caught up on the list of dwarf planets in our solar system, and learn how it may grow in the future. Plus we’ll have end- of-the-year skywatching tips and charts and the latest astronomy news.

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