Crescent Moon with Mars and Vesta on January 29, 2022. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: January 24 to 30, 2022

Mars passes nebulae in Sagittarius and a waning crescent Moon this week.

Full Wolf Moon on January 17, 2022 | SkyNews Canada
This Week’s Sky: January 17 to 23, 2022

As the Moon reaches its full phase, look for lunar libration. Also, scan the skies for some of winter’s finest deep-sky treats

Mercury nears Saturn on January 13, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: January 10 to 16, 2022

Mercury will pass near Saturn this week, as the Moon waxes toward its full phase next week.

Earth at Perihelion on January 4, 2022. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: January 3 to 9, 2022

As Earth reaches perihelion, look for Mercury at greatest eastern elongation and the Moon at its first quarter.

Quadrantid meteor shower peak before dawn on January 3, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: December 27, 2021 to January 2, 2022

Venus and Mercury spend the week dancing after sunset, while the Moon and Mars meet. Also, look for the Quadrantid meteor shower.

Northern winter solstice on December 21, 2021 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: December 20 to 26, 2021

This week, we’ll mark the December solstice, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Also look for Ursid meteors and a meetup between Mars and Antares.

Geminids meteor shower peak on December 14, 2021 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: December 13 to 19, 2021

Look for the Geminid Meteor Shower this week as the Moon waxes to full and Venus lines up with Jupiter and Saturn.

Comet Leonard in the east on December 9, 2021, pre-dawn | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: December 6 to 12, 2021

It’s an eventful week — the Moon meets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune, while Comet Leonard graces pre-dawn skies.

Comet Leonard passes Messier 3 on December 3, 2021. | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: November 29 to December 5, 2021

Comet Leonard appears near Messier 3, a crescent Moon meets Mars and the Southern Hemisphere sees a solar eclipse

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