Over the past couple centuries, much of Sámi sky lore has been lost, but what is known shows a culture that is intimately in tune with the land.
Despite mastering the night sky, many old Norse sky culture details have been lost over time
Visible from both hemispheres, the constellation commonly known in astronomy circles as Orion holds myriad meanings around the world
A list of asterisms from hundreds of cultures around the world is now available through The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Springtime is galaxy season in Canada. Discover the myriad of distant galaxies overhead with these viewing tips
Take a tour of the summer night sky, through the Coathanger asterism, as well as the Tweedledee and Tweedledum clusters.
Trek through Leo and Boötes this spring to find a treasure trove of galaxies hidden in plain sight.
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.
Earlier this month, RASC members across Canada looked up and watched Venus as it crossed the Pleiades over the course of a few nights.