This week, the September equinox occurs, marking the beginning of autumn in the north. Also, the Moon reaches its full phase and hops past Uranus.
During this second session, we’ll delve a little further into editing, taking the second steps into making your astroimages really sing.
Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune are in position for prime viewing this month, while Mercury, Venus and Uranus will also be showing well in the sky.
Watch the first session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
See the Lunar X this week as the Moon waxes past first quarter. Also, watch as it passes gas giants.
With the new Moon early this week, check out some deep-sky targets and the zodiacal light.
Chris Parfett’s close-up of the Elephant’s Trunk Nebula is the SkyNews Photo of the Week winner for July 30, 2021.
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Watch out, Starlink. Canucks are investing in their own satellite constellation — Lightspeed, by the Ottawa-based company Telesat.
Take a tour of the summer night sky, through the Coathanger asterism, as well as the Tweedledee and Tweedledum clusters.
A beautiful eclipse greeted northern and eastern Canadians as they woke up on June 10, 2021. Here’s what our readers saw.
Jupiter and Saturn will start rising before midnight this month, while Mars and Venus start to spend more time in evening twilight.
What is the Lunar X? Learn more about this lunar phenomenon and when you can see it on the Moon.
About the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) began as the Toronto Astronomical Club on December 1, 1868. The eight men who gathered to share their interests were not professional astronomers, just working-class citizens with a passion for astronomy.