The Canadian Space Agency is set to release details for a “Deep Space Healthcare Challenge” in an effort to develop space technologies that will benefit not only astronauts, but remote communities on Earth.
Look for Southern Delta-Aquariid meteors this week. Also, watch as Mars meets Regulus.
Take a tour of the summer night sky, through the Coathanger asterism, as well as the Tweedledee and Tweedledum clusters.
Venus will be bright, and look for dimmer Mars as they pass one another mid-month. Also, Jupiter and Saturn approach their August oppositions.
View the Apollo landing sites on the anniversary of the first moonwalk. After the Moon reaches its full phase, watch as it passes Saturn and Jupiter.
Ian Barredo’s image of Messier 8 and Messier 20 captured the Photo of the Week title on July 2, 2021.
Justin Anderson’s image of noctilucent clouds and fireflies won our Photo of the Week competition June 25, 2021.
Venus and Mars meet in a very close conjunction on Monday evening, while the Lunar X makes an appearance on Friday.
A Canadian telescope has found 535 “fast radio bursts,” which could be a crucial next step in learning more about the Universe’s history.
The Earth will be at its farthest point from the Sun this week, while the Moon reaches its new phase.
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.
Mercury is the planet to watch this month, as it wanes and treks away from the Sun, passing Venus and 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.