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This Week’s Sky: September 21 to 27, 2020

As the autumnal equinox is marked in the Northern Hemisphere, the Moon passes near Saturn and Jupiter.

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RASC Robotic Telescope Contest: September 2020

Want to put your image editing skills to the test? Do so this September in the RASC Robotic Telescope image editing contest.

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The best of Messier 82

The winner of the August 2020 RASC Robotic Telescope image editing contest is Ian Barredo, producing a clear and beautifully coloured composition of Messier 82.

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Sharpless 2-112 by Ron Brecher

Ronald Brecher has won Photo of the Week for August 14, 2020 with his image Sharpless 2-112.

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Eastern Veil Nebula by Greg Polanski

Where there’s an east, there’s a west. And both got a mention in the Photo of the Week contest for August 7, 2020.

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Comet NEOWISE by Stefanie Harron

The winner and runner-up for the week of July 31, 2020 both captured Comet NEOWISE in beautiful ways.

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Introducing the RASC Robotic Telescope editing contest

Want to put your image editing skills to the test? Now you can, with the RASC Robotic Telescope image editing contest.

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Comet NEOWISE by Jeff Beairsto

With a detailed capture of NEOWISE’s dust and ion tails against the starry background, Jeff Beairsto is the winner of the week.

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Comet NEOWISE by Raphaël Dubuc

Raphaël Dubuc’s photo of Comet NEOWISE has taken the top spot in our Photo of the Week contest July 17, 2020.

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