Want to put your image editing skills to the test? Now you can, with the RASC Robotic Telescope image editing contest.
After the Perseids peak August 11-12, a double shadow transit on Jupiter and the crescent Moon passing close to Venus bring excitement to the weekend.
Satellite constellations are crowding the skies, causing conflict between astronomers, governments and businesses.
Managing editor Allendria Brunjes talks about limits — limits in the sky, in space, of our machines and bodies.
Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, which peak August 12-13, 2020.
In this week’s sky, a Full Moon that wanes and meets Mars, and Comet NEOWISE passes close to Messier 53.
In the news recently: a telescope images multiple planets around a Sun-like star, volcanoes on Venus appear to be active and Hubble spots changes in haze on Saturn.
Join Canadian comet discoverer David Levy as he speaks about major events of his life — like finding one of the most popular comets in our lifetimes.
Comet NEOWISE is headed on its way out of our Solar System, fading from our skies.
As the Southern Delta Aquariids peak, Venus passes CE Tauri and the Moon passes Jupiter and Saturn.
Comet NEOWISE’s trajectory will bring it closest to the Earth July 22.
The long-awaited bright comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE will become visible after sunset this week, adding to its breathtaking morning shows.
Sometimes, it’s quite alright to get a nice satellite in your shot. Here are some tips on how to find the human-made orbital objects.
Ever accidentally caught satellites in your astrophoto? Space journalist Elizabeth Howell has some tips on how to avoid them.
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.