Speaker Series: The art and science of observational astronomy

Learn that the journey can be more rewarding than the destination (and hone your star hopping skills) in Robert Conrad’s one-hour workshop.

Fishing For Stars by Tom Evans
2020 Readers Choice Award voting

You’ve been waiting for it all year, and Readers’ Choice Award voting will be open July 6-12, 2020.

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SkyNews supports protests and dialogue around the world aimed at addressing longstanding issues of racial inequality, and in particular anti-Black discrimination and violence.

From lanterns to e-commerce

The technologies for displaying the wonders of the heavens to earthbound audiences have changed over the years. Here’s one example.

Speaker Series events

Learn more about important issues and hot topics in the skies through The RASC and SkyNews’ Speaker Series.

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Speaker Series: Truth at the eyepiece

Join RASC archivist Randall Rosenfeld as he explores why hand-drawn astronomical pictures look odd to us, and the implications for what “truth at the eyepiece” may really mean.

Exploring the Night Sky: Eta Aquariid meteor shower

While it’s a better meteor shower for Southern Hemisphere observers, the Eta Aquariids might reward Northern Hemisphere early risers with its fast-moving meteors as May begins.

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Canada’s night sky May/June 2020

While in isolation, make the most of the night sky. Here’s the SkyNews centre spread star chart for May/June 2020.

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