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Current Issue: May/June 2017
In May/June, we bring you our special Summer Reading Issue, in which we recommend new books. We’ve got feature-length excerpts from four new books in astronomy and space science, plus astronomy news, skywatching tips and charts, and Merlin's answers to your questions.
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
- 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
Our next issue will focus on the Great American Eclipse. On August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible across a wide swath of the United States, with a partial eclipse in store for the rest of country. We’ll tell you how to make the most of it.
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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 »