2021 Photos of the year
Over the past year, you have submitted your exquisite photos of nebulae, galaxies, planets and other astronomical phenomena. Here are the top images in our 19th annual photo contest.
A grand eclipse adventure
Get ready for 2024, as a chaser shares his experiences attempting to image the Great American Eclipse of 2017
Fire in the sky
A solar eclipse greeted northern and eastern Canadians as they woke up on June 10, 2021. Here are some images from our readers.
Catch falling stars & dance with aurora
Siv Heang Tav talks about how she learned to take pictures of the night sky through videos, social media and never-ending practice
An astrophotography journey
A couple writes about their journey into imaging the night sky, from landscape photography to deep-sky imaging.
How to capture our galaxy
With basic gear and special techniques, you can take amazing images of our Milky Way galaxy.
Earth from space
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and NASA flight systems engineer Kenton Fisher share their insight into photographing Earth from the International Space Station
Astrophotos on a budget
Don’t want to spend lots of your hard-earned cash? Here are a few suggestions for doing astrophotography on a budget.
Planets through your iPhone
A Canadian teenager explains how he shoots the planets with his iPhone.
SkyNews asks astrophotographers about their must-have imaging items.
Your first shots
Nicole Mortillaro shares her guide to learning to capture the cosmos.
Sweet Cygnus of September
It hosts the Sadr Region, the North America Nebula, oodles of star clusters and a large swath of the Milky Way. Get your cameras out before the end of the season and capture this constellation
Exploring the night sky
Autumn astrophoto opportunities abound this year. Learn about this events to watch in fall 2021 in this regular feature.
Astrophotography filters: A primer
Narrowband? LRGB? Brian Ventrudo takes a look at common imaging filters and how they are used.
Deep-sky acquisition workflow
Use the limited time you have with clear skies to its fullest. Build an effective workflow for imaging deep-sky objects.