THE AURORA: EARTH’S COSMIC LIGHT SHOW Discover what causes its ever shifting shapes

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FEBRUARY 2020

Sky at Night

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BEGINNERS’SPECIAL ISSUE

Your first time under THE STARS

Get to know your way around the night sky in 10 easy steps

THE FARMBOY WHO FOUND PLUTO

Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery 90 years on

PLANETARY PAIRING

See Mercury & Venus

together, and more

Find starry skies free of light pollution near you

IN SEARCH OF THEDARK

The best starter scopes get an expert look-over

6 FAMILY TELESCOPES