M63 by Pierre Tremblay
M63 by Pierre Tremblay

Pierre Tremblay’s well-composed, exposed and processed image of M63 is the Photo of the Week.

Milky Way rising by Richard Wang
Milky Way rising by Richard Wang

Richard Wang’s off-kilter shot of the Milky Way rising in Mactier, Ontario won the Photo of the Week.

Pinwheel Galaxy by Pierre Tremblay
Pinwheel Galaxy by Pierre Tremblay

Pierre Tremblay’s image of M101 took top honours as the SkyNews Photo of the Week May 15, 2020.

M45 by Ron Brecher
M45 by Ron Brecher

There’s certainly more to the Pleiades than a name — and Ron Brecher captured it, garnering the Photo of the Week title May 9.

Milky Way panorama by Anthony Tony
Milky Way panorama by Anthony Tony

Flat prairies, a sprinkling of buildings and a dash of short trees — it’s the base for an archetypal image of the Saskatchewan night sky, and the winner of this Photo of the Week.

Polly’s Cove
Polly’s Cove by Jason Dain

Jason Dain’s peaceful picture of Polly’s Cove won Photo of the Week for April 24, 2020.

Virtual International Astronomy Day events

The ability to meet virtually allows anyone anywhere to view the skies and participate in International Astronomy Day events this year.

Dinosaur park meteor
Dinosaur park meteor by Kimberly Sibbald

Kimberly Sibbald spent Canada Day 2019 among old bones and dim skies, taking pictures of the Milky Way peeking through darkness — or lack thereof.

NGC 2014 and NGC 2020
Recap: 30 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

Thirty years after Hubble’s launch, we marked the anniversary with the news chief and the author of its official book.

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