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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 October 2014 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope, you’ll find:

Deciphering Mars

NASA's new mission to the Red Planet will help reveal why our neighbouring world went red and dead. By Camille M. Carlisle

Cities from Space

Images taken from space can tell us a lot about light pollution. By Scott kardel

The H-R Diagram's 100th Anniversary

This year we celebrate the centennial of one of astronomy's cornerstone achievements. By Jay M. Pasachoff

AS&T Test Report: Takahashi's New e-130D Astrograph

A premier astrograph from the days of film-based photography gets an update for the digital age. By Dennis Di Cicco

Binocular Sights of Spring

Grab your binoculars and explore what the spring sky has to offer. By Greg Bryant and Gary Seronik

Probing the Planets

Explore hidden details in the solar system with specialised filters. By Christopher Pellier

...and so 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

Now you can read Australian Sky & Telescope anytime

We're pleased to announce that Australian Sky & Telescope magazine is now digital. You can now read it on your computer or on a tablet. Our October 2014 issue is now available, along with all the back issues going back to the beginning 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.
 2014 Astronomy Calendar

2014 Astronomy Calendar

The 2014 Astronomy Calendar is filled with images from amateur astronomers. It has the year's Moon phases, eclipses, meteor showers, and much more. Plus each calendar includes a Star Map poster. It's ideal for your home, office, or observatory.

$19.95 plus postage

To order, call (02) 9439 1955.


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