The biggest name in astronomy

BBC Sky at Night Magazine has become Britain’s best-selling astronomy title since launch in 2005, with 24,000 subscribers and average sales of 7,742 copies a month. has 33,000 unique users a month and reaches more than 25,000 social media followers through Facebook and Twitter. The magazine is also available on iTunes Newsstand, Google Play and Zinio, and is media partner of the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

BBC Sky at Night Magazine is published by Immediate Media Company London Limited under licence from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.

At BBC Sky at Night Magazine we consider the wider view. Our readers do too, whether they’re life-long astronomers with an incurable case of aperture fever, or they’ve been awakened to the Universe above us after first witnessing truly dark skies. Our mix of practical observing, hands-on equipment advice and cutting edge space science makes us the UK’s best-selling astronomy magazine. Our mission: to continue Patrick Moore’s legacy of inspiration.

Chris Bramley, Editor - BBC Sky at Night Magazine

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Chris Bramley Editor, Sky at Night Magazine 0117 314 8758
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Average Age 52
Reach (Duplicated) 107K
#1 Astronomy Magazine

Advanced Demographics


Reaching a core audience of educated males in their 40’s

71% take action as a result of the advertising they see

Facebook: 10.3K

Twitter: 19K


Circulation: 22.9K

Readership: 74.7K

Subscribers: 13K

Male: 86%

Female: 14%

Actively purchased: 93%

Subscriptions: 66%

Circulation Market Share: 100%

Average Time Spent Reading: 2 hours, 56 minutes


Average Unique Users: 45K

Average Page Impressions: 146K


  • ABC Jul-Dec 14  (Print + digital)
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  • ABC Jul-Dec 14  Sky at Night is the only astronomy magazine measured by ABC
  • Reader survey 2013
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