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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 2017

THings that Go beep in the nightWe will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of pulsars with an update on pulsar science. We'll also bring you an in-depth look at 30 Doradus, a complex site of star formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

 

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In our next issue, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of pulsars with an update on pulsar science. We’ll also bring you an in-depth look at 30 Doradus, a complex site of star formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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2017 Sky Almanac

The 2017 Sky Almanac provides month-by-month skywatching tips for the entire year, and focuses on astronomical objects and events as depicted in popular culture. More information »

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