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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 February/March 2015 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope, you’ll find:

Hubble's Deepest Views

Using nature’s gravitational lenses, astronomers are pushing the Space Telescope to its very limits. By Govert Schilling

Outback Mars

The Australian desert is the ideal place to simulate living on Mars. By Jonathan Clarke

Flawed Giants

The world’s largest optical telescopes have had to overcome serious hurdles, delaying their scientific success. By Jonathan Fortney

AS&T Test Report: A lot for a little

An ensemble of Celestron equipment provides excellent visual and photographic performance. By Rod Mollise

A Universe of Dark Oceans

The icy moons of the outer Solar System might be teeming with life. By Caleb Scharf

Astrophotography: Composing the Universe

Planning your composition can raise your imaging to a whole new level. By Robert Gendler

...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

AS&T Feb/Mar 2015 cover

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 February/March 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.
A subscription can also be obtained from the iTunes store - click here.
 2015 Astronomy Calendar



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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