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January 2016 issue – on sale in newsagencies on December 3!

Subscribe today for two years and receive a free Astronomy 2016 yearbook!

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Inside the January 2016 issue:

The age of relativity

Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity just over 100 years ago. Astronomy took 50 years to catch up. Now it’s running the show.

Hunting ripples in spacetime

A century after Einstein predicted their gravitational ways, scientists say they’re on the verge of opening a revolutionary new window on the universe.

Hot products for 2016

We've scoured the marketplace for what we consider to be some of the year’s most exciting new products.

Milky Way tour

Grab your binoculars and take a guided tour of some of the summer Milky Way's most awe-inspiring sights.

The double star project

Your help is needed to complete an international guide to observing double stars. Grab your scope and get involved!

Test report

We put three affordable beginners' scopes to the test. Which one comes out on top?

...and much more.


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

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

  • 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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 Digital Australian Sky & Telescope


Now you can read Australian Sky & Telescope anytime, anywhere

Australian Sky & Telescope magazine is available in digital format for you to read on your computer or tablet. Our January 2016 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.
A subscription can also be obtained from the iTunes store - click here.
 2016 Astronomy Yearbook



The Australian-produced Astronomy 2016 yearbook is your guide to what’s visible in the night sky. Its 150 pages are packed full of detailed observing information, such as Moon phases, planet antics, eclipses and meteor showers, plus monthly planet and constellation viewing guides. Only $27.95 + postage. Call (02) 9439 1955 to order your copy.


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