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Mercury magazine

Mercury Archives

The first issue of Mercury Magazine appeared in January 1972 as a bimonthly popular journal for ASP Members providing a better public understanding of astronomy. Starting in 2007, Mercury magazine was offered in printed and digital form transitioning to all-digital a year later as the world turned digital.

Below is a listing and link to the table of contents of all digital issues. We invite you to join the ASP for full access to these back issues and additional benefits, but also in support of our mission to educate those who share their passion for astronomy with others.

New! We now have an index of the entire collection of print and digital Mercury volumes from 1972-2019. This index, organized by subject matter, only covers the longer articles and omits news notes, regular columns, Society doings, etc. Within each subject category, articles are listed in chronological order starting with the most recent one. If you are the owner of the full collection, or if you are researching through a library with the full collection, we hope you find this index of great assistance.

Table of Contents Listings

Please note there are no links to articles as an ASP Membership or Institutional Access is required.