Allendria Brunjes fights the Shardlings in Stellaris. Jenna Hinds, Benoit Larouche and Allendria Brunjes all teamed up to play and review space multiplayer games. | SkyNews
Game reviews: Stellaris, Among Us, Out of Space, Elite Dangerous

An aerospace engineer, an outreach coordinator and an editor walked into a video game spacecraft. What happened next?

This image of the Pacman Nebula by Ian Barredo won the SkyNews Photo of the Year Readers' Choice Award in 2019-20. | SkyNews
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Voting for the 2021 SkyNews Readers Choice Award will be open June 21-27, 2021.

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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, into a “blood Moon”? 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.

Barred Spiral Aurora by Chris Kelly
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.

Seeing tonight’s Jupiter-Saturn conjunction

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