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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: November/December 2019

In our November/December issue, we bring you an update on astronomers' hopes to send probes to the Alpha Centauri star system. We'll also fill you in on some telescopes that could be built on the Moon.

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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
  • The latest astronomy news
  • A grab-bag of items about everything from travel to books to the latest astronomy web sites and apps

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In the Next Issue

In our November/December issue, we bring you an update on astronomers’ hopes to send probes to the Alpha Centauri star system, including a flyby of the recently discovered planet Proxima Centauri b. We’ll also fill you in on some telescopes that could be built on the Moon.

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cover of November-December 2019 issue