Last updated on June 19th, 2021 at 09:00 pm
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- Overall, we rate Astronomy Magazine a Pro-science source based on promoting the current consensus of science.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY-HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1973, Astronomy is a magazine about the science and hobby of astronomy. Based near Milwaukee in Waukesha, Wisconsin, it is produced by Kalmbach Publishing. Astronomy’s readers include those interested in astronomy and those who want to know about sky events, observing techniques, astrophotography, and amateur astronomy in general.
Funded by / Ownership
Kalmbach Publishing owns and operates Astronomy Magazine. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The magazine features stories on astronomy news such as this 20 of the best places to view the 2024 Great North American Eclipse. The news and reporting on this site are not designed for hard scientists but rather enthusiasts who want to look at the stars. They also promote thought-provoking stories that do not need to be validated by science but rather pondered. In general, Astronomy is a pro-science magazine geared toward star-gazers rather than hard-scientists.
Failed Fact Checks
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Overall, we rate Astronomy Magazine a Pro-science source based on promoting the current consensus of science. (D. Van Zandt 7/12/2017) Updated (6/19/2021)