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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: July/August 2016

Rendezvous with PlutoIn our July/August issue, we'll explain the latest twist on the search for extraterrestrial life. And we'll bring you up to date on New Horizons, laying out discoveries made so far by the historic flyby of Pluto and its cadre of moons.

 

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  • 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 our next issue, get the latest on the search for a large, unseen planet some astronomers think is lurking in the Kuiper Belt, and meet pioneering 19th-century British astronomer Elizabeth Brown, who traveled to Russia to study a solar eclipse.

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