This week is relatively quiet, but look forward to some close astronomical passes over the weekend.
Managing editor Allendria Brunjes talks about limits — limits in the sky, in space, of our machines and bodies.
Scientists examine the disappearance of a distant blue variable star, Canada announces plans for a contract to build Canadarm3, and data shows the Sun’s plasma has a cycle, too.
Get ready for July’s night sky with this guide to the planets in our Solar System.
Look for a full Moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse while it forms a triangle with Jupiter and Saturn July 5.
Neptune goes retrograde and the crescent Moon passes by the Beehive Cluster in this week’s sky.
Canadian science and astronomy communities support #BlackLivesMatter, NASA changes up management for human spaceflight program, and a mission with Canadian participation catches cracking rocks on a distant asteroid.
The summer solstice and planets passing by the crescent Moon are highlights of this week.
SkyNews supports protests and dialogue around the world aimed at addressing longstanding issues of racial inequality, and in particular anti-Black discrimination and violence.
Look for the gibbous Moon near Saturn and Jupiter early in the week, and the quarter Moon passing Mars (and Neptune) on the weekend.
Get ready for June’s night sky with this guide to the planets in our Solar System.
A Canadian astronaut capcoms the first human Crew Dragon mission, South Africa affirms its commitment to a telescope project, and a graduate student makes a novel brown dwarf find.
Look for Mercury at greatest eastern elongation this week, and the waning Moon near Jupiter and Saturn.