Popular Astronomy (UK Magazine)

Popular Astronomy (UK Magazine)

Popular Astronomy is the bi-monthly magazine of the UK's Society for Popular Astronomy, published in January, March, May, July, September and November. Before 2011 it was a quarterly publication. Before 1981 the journal was known as Hermes, and earlier still it was called The Junior Astronomer.

The magazine aims to present the science in plain English, avoiding unnecessary jargon. As well as main features covering professional and amateur research, regular articles include.

AstroNews - updates on some of the most interesting current developments in professional astronomy; Amateur Scene - a look around local astronomy clubs; Deep Sky Notes - surveying the season's deep celestial sights; Sky Diary - what's happening in the sky in the coming weeks; Glorious Universe - comparing amateur and professional observations of celestial objects and phenomena; also, readers' letters, plus book and product reviews, society news, competitions and more.

The magazine also includes a section for Young Stargazers - to help younger readers to understand modern astronomy.

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