Pale but enticing, the Eagle is a telescopic treat when scrutinized from a dark observing site.
The Herdsman boasts several rewarding pairs for small telescopes.
The southern night sky is chockablock with amazing sights that never rise at Canadian latitudes.
Who could ever picture the constellation Cygnus the swan as a run-of-the-mill Canada goose? The answer is me, but wait — I can explain.
Who would want to come here, where nothing can survive for long without water trucked in from afar? Astronomers, that’s who.