The famous Leo Triplet of galaxies is composed of two Messier objects, M65 and M66, as well as NGC 3628. (Dan Kusz) | SkyNews
How to explore spring galaxies from Canada

Springtime is galaxy season in Canada. Discover the myriad of distant galaxies overhead with these viewing tips

Tuesday's new Moon marks the Lunar New Year, the beginning of the year on the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.(Dru Kelly/Unsplash) | SkyNews
Lunar New Year and lunisolar calendars

Tuesday marks the Lunar New Year in many countries around the world, including China, Korea and Vietnam.

U.K. imager Damian Peach captured this view of Comet Catalina on September 11, 2015, before its conjunction with the Sun.
Comets: What they are and how to see them

The brightest comets are rare, often only visible from Earth for a brief time. How do you catch them?

Comet Leonard passed by the Whale and Hockey Stick galaxies in the constellation Canes Venatici on the morning of November 23. | SkyNews
Comet Leonard approaches early this December

Comet Leonard is predicted to be bright enough to see with the naked eye this December. Catch it before it disappears.

The Coathanger asterism, also known as Brocchi's Cluster and Collinder 399, is located in Vulpecula. | SkyNews
Summer night sightseeing: The Coathanger, Tweedledee and Tweedledum

Take a tour of the summer night sky, through the Coathanger asterism, as well as the Tweedledee and Tweedledum clusters.

A diagram of galaxies visible in Boötes. | SkyNews
Great spring galactic adventures

Trek through Leo and Boötes this spring to find a treasure trove of galaxies hidden in plain sight.

‘Running’ the Messier marathon

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.

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This Week’s Sky: December 1 to 7

Watch for planets on the move and the Geminids Meteor Shower

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This Week’s Sky: November 24 to 30

Mercury at maximum near Mars, young Moon meets pretty planets, and touring the lucky stars of Aquarius

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