What Is Astronomy?


The most basic definition of astronomy is that it is the science of observing the moons, planets, stars, galaxies and all the other celestial objects which are part of the larger universe around us. Basically if you’re observing any other body outside of the Earth’s atmosphere through a telescope then you’re an astronomer of one … Read more

Sky and Telescope (updated)

Sky And Telescope

If you’re already active in astronomy then you’ll be familiar with Sky and Telescope magazine, and if you’re not already active in astronomy then you’re going to hear about Sky and Telescope not only in this article but also from pretty much every other astronomer you talk to online or offline. The magazine itself is … Read more