The Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (OMM), which houses a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope, was opened in 1978.
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
Use this SkyNews directory to find a dark-sky site near you.
Given the need for isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there has never been a better time for the lone wolf stargazer.
“If you are at Mars Desert Research Station, you are most likely doing a Mars simulation mission, so your mind is kind of halfway to space.”
Three winter destinations that offer a fresh perspective on the night sky.