Mars closest to Earth on December 1, 2022 at 1 a.m. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: November 28-December 4

Don’t miss out on all the action this week, particularly when it comes to our Moon and a select few planets!

A time-lapse photograph taken by astronomer Robert Weryk near his home in London, Ontario. (Robert Weryk, NASA). | SkyNews
All eyes on Ontario’s bright fireball

Astronomers and NASA had their eye on 2022 WJ1, a small asteroid on a collision course with Earth.

Illustration of MAVEN spacecraft in orbit of Mars. (NASA) | SkyNews
MAVEN eyes two types of aurorae above Mars

NASA’s MAVEN observed two different types of ultraviolet aurorae simultaneously.

A view of the CHIME telescope array at night. | SkyNews
Canadian CHIME telescope earns team major award

The Brockhouse Canada Prize is one of the top science honours in the country.

Asteroid Pallas changes course on November 24, 2022 at 11:30 p.m. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: November 21-27

Don’t miss an opportunity to see the Double Cluster, or the black shadow of the Galilean moon cross Jupiter’s disk. And keep an eye out for Pallas!

The Space Launch System (SLS) carrying the Orion spacecraft launches on the Artemis I flight test, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (NASA/Bill Ingalls) | SkyNews
NASA officially launches Artemis 1 

After several delays, NASA finally launched the most powerful rocket in history to the Moon.

Light from the supernova seen behind the galaxy cluster Abell 370. | SkyNews
Red supergiant supernova found behind galaxy cluster Abell 370

The cluster’s gravity created a lensing effect that warped and bent the light.

Canadensys Aerospace Corporation (Canadensys) | SkyNews
Canadensys gets $43M for Canada’s first lunar rover

The company will build a 30 kilogram rover that will carry six scientific instruments.

Nathalie Ouellette, deputy director of the OMM and iREx | SkyNews
Nathalie Ouellette named deputy director of Mont-Mégantic observatory

Ouellette is the first person to hold the position.

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