A diagram of the Sun at June solstice on June 20, 2021. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: June 14 to 20, 2021

It’s a rather slow week in the skies, as the Moon reaches first quarter and the June solstice passes.

A diagram of the Crescent Moon above Mars in early evening on June 13, 2021. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: June 7 to 13, 2021

The June 10, 2021, eclipse is finally at hand. As the Moon waxes afterward, its crescent will pass Mars and Venus.

Cathy LeBlanc — who works on Mi'kmaw Moons with Dave Chapman — said her 13-year-old niece Holly is an important part of the project, opening their presentations with a reading. (Kristine Rose Photography) | Astronomy & space news | SkyNews
Mi’kmaw Moons connects astronomy and culture with Two-Eyed Seeing

Two Nova Scotians work together on Mi’kmaw Moons, a learning and teaching project that connects Moon cycles, visual astronomy and Two-Eyed Seeing

A diagram of Venus, June 2021. | Astronomy news & night sky events | SkyNews
Planets at a glance: June 2021

Jupiter and Saturn will start rising before midnight this month, while Mars and Venus start to spend more time in evening twilight.

A diagram of the third quarter Moon on June 2, 2021. | Astronomy news & night sky events | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: May 31 to June 6, 2021

The Moon reaches third quarter this week after meeting up with Saturn and Jupiter pre-dawn.

Maritime Launch Services aims for 2022 space mission

Sky News This Week: A Nova Scotia spaceport has secured funding and selected construction teams, aiming to send its first mission into space by 2022.

A diagram of the Full Milk Blood Supermoon on May 26, 2021. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: May 24 to 30, 2021

Look for the full blood “supermoon” this week, as a total lunar eclipse is visible from Canada’s west.

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover captured this image on May 18, 2021. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) | SkyNews
Canadian mine shows possible life-friendly conditions for Mars

Sky News This Week: Researchers are using the environment at the Kidd Mine in Timmins, Ontario, to better understand how subsurface life could form on Mars

A diagram of the Lunar X on May 18, 2021. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: May 17 to 23, 2021

The show stealers this week are the Moon and the gas giants. Look for the Lunar X, Saturn standing still in our sky and a double shadow transit on Jupiter.

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