Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic. (Emir Chouchane/Université de Montréal) | SkyNews
All eyes on Quebec’s 45 year-old observatory

The Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (OMM), which houses a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope, was opened in 1978.

Andrew Saydjari, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian | SkyNews
Andrew Saydjari discusses new Milky Way survey

SkyNews Editor Carina Ockedahl interviews Andrew Saydjari about a massive survey of the galactic plane of the Milky Way released earlier this year.

Normand Fullum next to one of his creations. (Carina Ockedahl)
The mirror maker of Vaudreuil-Dorion

Fullum is best known for his large creations — the result of his telescope-building capabilities and mirror-making skills.

Terrence Dickinson in 2021. (Image provided by Susan Dickinson) | SkyNews
SkyNews former editor Terence Dickinson dies at 79

Dickinson took over the writing of SkyNews in the early 1990s, when it was a newsletter sent out by the CSTM.

Total solar eclipse of August 2017 as seen in Oregon. (NASA and Aubrey Gemignani) | SkyNews
The oncoming of a solar eclipse 

Two eclipses are coming up for people in North America to view: an annular solar eclipse in 2023 and a total solar eclipse in 2024.

SkyNews editor Carina Ockedahl interviews Senior Astronomer Chris Vaughan. | SkyNews
Video: Chris Vaughan discusses upcoming eclipses

SkyNews Editor Carina Ockedahl interviews Chris Vaughan, senior astronomer and earth scientist at AstroGeo.ca, about the 2023 and 2024 eclipses.

Greg Rakozy, Unsplash | SkyNews
Editor’s Note: How far can we go?

I’m confident about the changes that are coming, which will help the magazine continue to evolve and thrive.

Satellite trails, May 19, 2021. | SkyNews
More satellites, more problems

The number of active satellites in orbit (as of November 4, 2022 at 16:05:27 UTC) is 6,843 — 3,273 of which are Starlink units, up from 1,655 on September 1, 2021.