SKYWATCH: PREP FOR THE SOLAR ECLIPSE, NEW EDITOR IN CHIEF, AND MORE

LATEST NEWS

Gamma-ray Novae Explained?
Astronomers might have an explanation for why classical novae erupt in gamma rays.

Work Begins on Thirty Meter Telescope
Officials proceed with groundbreaking ceremonies for the world’s largest optical telescope amid protests from native Hawaiians who oppose it.

OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

Watch a Sunset with the ISS Astronauts
See a space station sunset with both feet planted firmly on the ground.

Partial Solar Eclipse, October 23, 2014
Spectators in western North America are positioned perfectly to view the upcoming partial solar eclipse.

This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Sky & Telescope’s weekly celestial-events calendar, with sky views, charts, and selected astronomy sights for your unaided eyes, binoculars, or a telescope.

Tour October’s Sky: Pegasus Flies High!
October is always pleasant for observing the night sky because evenings are cool and come relatively early. Use our downloadable stargazing podcast to find all the month’s highlights.

COMMUNITY

Lunar Eclipse Roundup
We at S&T were thwarted by clouds and rain, but others — particularly in Hawaii and the American Midwest — had great seeing conditions. How did you fare? Post your comments and upload your best images to our gallery. You might end up in the magazine!

Peter Tyson Joins F+W’s Sky & Telescope as Editor in Chief
Peter Tyson, formerly Editor in Chief of NOVA Online, has been appointed Editor in Chief of Sky & Telescope, with responsibility for the brand’s print, digital, and video products.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s