Venus meets the Pleiades

Earlier this month, RASC members across Canada looked up and watched Venus as it crossed the Pleiades over the course of a few nights.

Big, Bright Jupiter by Michael Pataky
A Guide to Observing Jupiter

How to identify Jupiter surface details and when the Great Red Spot will be visible.

Jesús Santos Garzás-Mars
Amazing Mars Video

The red planet at opposition as you’ve never seen it before.

A Guide to Observing Mars

Here’s how you can see the red planet at its very best.

Batchelor-Transit of Mercury Composite
Mercury’s Day in the Sun

The speedy little planet crossed the solar disc for the first time since 2006.

February 1 morning sky
Enjoy Five-Planet Mornings

The morning sky is a planet observer’s paradise.

Seronik-Moon and clouds
Exploring the Full Moon

There’s plenty to see even when the lunar disc is fully lit.

Seronik-June 30, 2015 Venus and Jupiter
Conjunction Action

Jupiter and Venus meet in the evening sky.

Seronik-Moon/Venus conjunction.
The ‘Loch Ness’ of Venus

The strange saga of the Ashen Light of Venus.

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