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

Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

Discoveries on this planetary frontier reveal many fantastical worlds, so why do we think the solar system has gotten smaller? By Emily Lakdawalla

Back to the Big Bang

A faint signal hidden in the universe's earliest light might reveal what happened in the first moment after cosmic birth. By Bruce Lieberman

Get the Right Telescope

Every year countless people buy their first telescope - but too few of them know what to look for. By Rod Mollise

Mars in Your Telescope

As Curiosity roams its desert landscape, watch Mars from your own backyard. By Alan MacRobert

April's Celestial Eclipses

Get ready: a total lunar eclipse and partial solar eclipse await. By Alan MacRobert and Greg Bryant

Binocular Sights of Autumn

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

...and so much more.

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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 February/March 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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