Managing editor Allendria Brunjes talks about limits — limits in the sky, in space, of our machines and bodies.
Satellite constellations are crowding the skies, causing conflict between astronomers, governments and businesses
SkyNews supports protests and dialogue around the world aimed at addressing longstanding issues of racial inequality, and in particular anti-Black discrimination and violence.
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.
A clear, crisp image of Melotte 15, taken by Dave Dev at last year’s Starfest, took the top spot in our Photo of the Week contest July 3, 2020.
Jean Guimond’s image of a solar prominence was the hottest shot in the running, winning Photo of the Week.
Jeanine Holowatuik’s breaktaking image of noctilucent clouds won Photo of the Week June 26, 2020.
Ryan Fraser’s Cygnus Wall image took Photo of the Week June 19, 2020.
With a clear stars and a well-executed shot, Stuart Heggie’s Iris Nebula won Photo of the Week June 12, 2020.
The Moon will have a subtle shadow on the evening of July 4-5, 2020, as a penumbral lunar eclipse passes, visible from most areas in Canada.
Learn about where the meteor shower comes from, where it is located in the sky and how best to observe the annual April-May event.
While it’s a better meteor shower for Southern Hemisphere observers, the Eta Aquariids might reward Northern Hemisphere early risers with its fast-moving meteors as May begins.
Earlier this month, RASC members across Canada looked up and watched Venus as it crossed the Pleiades over the course of a few nights.
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.