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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 May/June 2014 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope, you’ll find:

The Return of Cosmos

Will this high-profile, big-budget television series about the universe be a worthy successor to its groundbreaking predecessor? By J. Kelly Beatty

Mystery in the Milky Way

Two gigantic bubbles ejected from our galaxy's centre launched astronomers on a decade-long odyssey. By Camille M. Carlisle

ISON's Day in the Sun

Maybe it wasn't the public's Comet of the Century, but for author Karl Battams, it was his Comet of the Century. By Karl Battams

AS&T Test Report: iOptron's New ZEQ25GT Mount

There's more to this Equatorial Go To mount than just a radial design. By Dennis di Cicco

A 70-inch Amateur Telescope

This monster Dob is likely the largest transportable amateur scope in the world. By Chuck Hards

Stargazing Simplified

A small scope at medium-low power has boundless potential. By James Mullaney

...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 May/June 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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