The waxing crescent Moon is the “star” of the week, passing by Taurus, Mars and Messier 35.
The creative answer to that question won an Alberta teen $400,000 in education prizes in an international science video competition.
While Jupiter draws farther away from Saturn, the Moon will pass the two April 6-7. Speedy Mercury will also pass by bright Venus on April 25.
Warren Finlay’s picture of “The Hand of Adam” pointing at Saturn-Jupiter nearing their Great Conjunction won Photo of the Week on December 25, 2020.
The Moon waxes to its quarter phase and passing by the Beehive. The Lyrids Meteor Shower peaks, and Mercury moves past Venus.
In Sky News This Week: Ten Canadians have been selected to lead teams that to use the James Webb Space Telescope.
Shooting from Saint-Roch-de-l’Achigan, Québec, Daniel Borcard stunned the panel with his Mars gallery and self-produced map, winning Photo of the Week on December 18, 2020.
How to see the zodiacal light, interplanetary dust and debris that lights up when the Sun hits it at just right an
Here are a few simple photography tips from eclipse chaser Don Hladiuk on keeping your eyes safe and capturing a great digital memory.
Trek through Leo and Boötes this spring to find a treasure trove of galaxies hidden in plain sight.
This month, the old crescent Moon passes south of the pre-dawn planets from March 9-11, and Mars moseys between the Hyades and Pleiades.
Will you see the northern lights tonight? Find out using these tips and tools.
It’s one all-nighter, 110 objects, and a pretty awesome feather for any visual astronomer’s cap. Here are some tips on running the Messier marathon.
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.