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 Advertising Material Specifications

Material supplied as artwork to Australian Sky & Telescope must meet the following specifications:


  • All images must be high resolution (300 dpi) tiff or Mac format EPS files.
  • All images should be CMYK, not RGB.
  • Avoid compressed images (eg JPEG) as this will lower the quality of the final printed image.
  • Do NOT include low resolution positional images. Send only high resolution (300 dpi CMYK) image files.
  • Do not embed Photoshop files within Illustrator files.
  • If you are supplying or using an Illustrator EPS in your ad please convert all type to outlines.
  • 20% dot gain should be built into separations.
  • Images that bleed across the page gutter should be double imaged 3mm on either side.


  • All fonts, including those used in Adobe Illustrator files to be included.
  • Use only Type 1 Postscript fonts. Do NOT use True Type Fonts.