‘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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Your words: Readers’ top science fiction suggestions

SkyNews readers answer the call to share their favourite science fiction titles.

Michael Watson, Comet NEOWISE
Education and evolution

Managing editor Allendria Brunjes talks about the changing world, and how the astronomy community can learn to adapt.

Winter Sky Setting at Dinosaur Park Panorama
Limits of the sky

Managing editor Allendria Brunjes talks about limits — limits in the sky, in space, of our machines and bodies.

May/June 2020 Issue

See how time flies as we focus on the subject in this special 25th anniversary edition of SkyNews.

Editor’s Report: A question of time

This SkyNews anniversary is a small step in what we hope is a continuing chronicle of Canada’s contributions to knowing the unknowable.

March April Issue: A 2009 servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope from NASA
March/April 2020 Issue

The view from Hubble, marvellous Messiers, how Canada helped bring Apollo 13 home, imaging in Australia, Venus at its peak and much more.

The Northern Lights from Baptiste Lake, near Athabasca, Alberta by Joel Watson
Editor’s Report: Eyes on the Skies

This is supposed to be the place where I introduce myself. Instead, I’d rather talk about you.

Venus in the Pleiades (April 3, 2012)
January/February 2020 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find in this issue of SkyNews.

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