May/June 2020

Current Issue

Dark revolution
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The dark revolution

A wave of new instruments and observatories is about to take on the biggest mystery in the universe.

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Is there life on Mars?

New missions give us the best chance yet of finding microbes on the Red Planet.

25 years
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SkyNews celebrates 25 years

From Comet Hale-Bopp to Pluto’s demotion, here are some of the biggest astronomy and space stories from the past 25 years.

Dyer review
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Cell-estial scanner

Celestron has introduced a remarkable new technology to the world of backyard telescopes.

Beginner Sky
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Warm days, cool skies

Peek into the bounty of the summer night sky with a focus on Cygnus and Lyra.

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Mountains, grass, stars and the past

Canada’s west is steeped in astronomical history. Here are three sites that continue to draw stargazers.

Rising stars
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Rising stars

Canadian teens share images of astronomical objects and why they started shooting for the Moon.

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Exploring the Night Sky

Bright planets and close encounters will prevail in the evening and morning skies in the coming months.