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 Australian Sky & Telescope

Australia's Premier Astronomy and Space Magazine

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"Australian Sky & full of fat, fibre, and finger-lickin' goodness." - Sydney Morning Herald, October 31, 2005

Australian Sky & Telescope is the Australian astronomy magazine that brings you throughout the year:

  • Timely observing guides for the night sky
  • Renowned test reviews on astronomy equipment
  • Reports on what amateurs around the country are doing
  • The finest astronomy features and news coverage
  • Inspiring astrophotos from our readers

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Inside the July 2015 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope, you’ll find:

Pluto at last!

After a 9½-year flight, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is making a longawaited visit to Pluto and its moons. By Emily Lakdawalla

Hubble's 25-year legacy

The first of the ‘Great Observatory’ space telescopes transformed what astronomers knew — and didn’t know — about the universe. By Govert Schilling

Catch the Sun in a can

Here’s a fun astrophotography project that everyone can do. By Maciej Zapior

Abell galaxy cluster 2065

Our guide to the Corona Borealis cluster will test your observing skills. By Howard Banich

The ultimate observatory

Increase your productivity with off-the-shelf automation. By Robert Capon

Test Report:

We put the Atik One CCD camera through its paces, to see if it's the right fit for your astrophotography needs. By Johnny Horne

...and much more.


Planck Spacecraft Shuts Down

After four years of exquisite observations, the latest mission to study the universe's earliest light has been shuttered. But this end is a happy one and comes with a significant cosmological legacy.  Read more


 Digital Australian Sky & Telescope


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Australian Sky & Telescope magazine is available in digital format for you to read on your computer or tablet. Our July 2015 issue is now available, along with all the back issues going back to the start of 2011. To subscribe, visit Australian Sky & Telescope's page on the Zinio website, or click here.
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These calendars have been so popular that we've completely sold out of them! Please check back later in 2015 for the 2016 Astronomy Calendar.


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