These images were taken during the total lunar eclipse September 27, 2015. Taras Rabarsky shot from the St. Lawrence Valley area using an 8-inch f/10 SCT with 0.63× focal reducer and a Canon EOS T2i camera attached to it in direct projection mode. The exposures varied from 1/320 second at ISO 200 during the shadow’s ingress to 2.0 seconds at ISO 1600 during totality. | SkyNews
Lunar eclipse: May 26, 2021

What is a lunar eclipse? Why does the Moon turn red? Learn more about this celestial event, visible from western Canada, and how to photograph it.

Great Nebula in Orion (M42), drawn by John Herschel between 1824 and 1826. | SkyNews
Orion, now and then

Orion is one of the most recognizable constellations in the Canadian night sky. Here’s a view of the Hunter as seen in the early 1800s.

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Aurora Watch: See the northern lights in Canada

Will you see the northern lights tonight? Find out using these tips and tools.

Astronomy today: Framing the future

Join us for a panel discussion that brings four great Canadian minds together to talk about science that is out of this world.

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Seeing tonight’s Jupiter-Saturn conjunction

Weather report for December 21 got you down? See through the clouds — or at least commiserate — with RASC and Explore Scientific!

SkyNews for the holidays
Give the gift of SkyNews

Subscribe today or give the gift of SkyNews, and receive a free limited-edition magnet featuring our 2020 Photo Contest winner — “Polly’s Cove” by Jason Dain.

2020 SkyNews astronomer’s gift guide

Suggested by the SkyNews team, here’s a range of celestial gifts for the space aficionado in your life.

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RASC Robotic Telescope Contest: October 2020

In celebration of Halloween, this month’s RASC RTScope editing contest target is NGC 6995 — the Bat Nebula, in the Eastern Veil Nebula.

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RASC Robotic Telescope Contest: September 2020

Want to put your image editing skills to the test? Do so this September in the RASC Robotic Telescope image editing contest.

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