A bonus from Alan Dyer’s “Top 10 Celestial Events of 2020.” Comet PanSTARRS C/2017 T2 will be visible through binoculars in late May and early June.
Three winter destinations that offer a fresh perspective on the night sky.
Where astronomy goes, SkyNews will be there. Guest editor Chris Gainor shares his vision of our future
RASC’s authoritative guide to annual astronomical events—here’s where it all began.
Taking his “best image of M20 to date,” Tim Trentadue is the week’s winner with the Trifid Nebula.
The waning gibbous Moon near Regulus, the last Quarter Moon, Algol reaches minimum brightness and the waning crescent Moon appears near Mars
Howell’s Hits: A star collision, a dark matter discovery, and an astronaut graduation ceremony
The penumbral lunar eclipse, Uranus stands still and the waxing and waning gibbous moon
Here’s what you’ll find in this issue of SkyNews.
Beginner’s determination delivered top honours for this Andromeda Galaxy
This week’s transit of Mercury takes me back to May 9, 2016, my first time seeing the event.
Don’t let chilly weather keep you from watching one of the year’s best meteor showers.
Practical advice about what to look for when the Moon covers the Sun on August 21.
Even if you can’t travel to the centre line, there’s still something to see.
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.