Saturn infrared vortex

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Saturn’s Frankenstorm: The Aftermath

October 30, 2012 | Though Saturn’s Great White Spot faded by the end of 2011, infrared telescopes have revealed the storm’s long-lasting impact. > read more


Curiosity’s Views of Gale Crater

October 31, 2012 | Since its arrival in August, NASA’s newest robotic rover has been taking snapshots of the flat Martian plain on which it landed and the tantalizing topography that looms in the distance. > read more


Stray Stars: Another Piece of the Infrared Puzzle

November 1, 2012 | A new study suggests that lonesome stars in galaxies’ farthest outskirts contribute to a mysterious, blotchy glow that permeates the sky. > read more


Cassiopeia and Polaris

Sky & Telescope diagram

Tour November’s Sky by Eye and Ear!

November 1, 2012 | Mars is very low in the west after sunset, and Jupiter rises a couple hours later. But most of the planetary action is in the eastern sky before dawn. > read more


December 2012 S&T

December 2012 S&T

Sky & Telescope December 2012

October 29, 2012 | Sky & Telescope‘s December 2012 issue is now available to digital subscribers. Some print subscribers may have already received it, and it’s officially on-sale at newsstands starting November 6th. > read more


This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Late-evening scene to the east

This Week’s Sky at a Glance

November 2, 2012 | Jupiter, flanked by Aldebaran and Beta Tauri, shines big and bright just a month from opposition. > read more


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