Double stars in Lyra's parallelogram on August 21, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: August 15 to 21, 2022

After the Moon meets the bluish Pleiades and red Mars, it goes on its way to third quarter, allowing deep-sky objects to shine through

Stratospheric balloons allow experiments to soar high in the atmosphere. | SkyNews
Students are floating science to the stratosphere via balloons

Stratospheric balloon research will take flight in Timmins in August; local facility expansion will support weatherproof payload integration

Dalhousie University's LORIS spacecraft is slated to head into space later this summer or fall. | SkyNews
Dalhousie University students extend their studies to space

The first Atlantic Canadian satellite is going to orbit soon to get a to get a high-definition view of Nova Scotia’s shorelines and ocean life

The Canadian Space Agency's contribution to the Webb mission, the FGS/NIRISS arrived at NASA Goddard on July 30, 2012. | SkyNews
Canada helped discover water on a distant planet using JWST

The James Webb Space Telescope is already on the hunt for new worlds using a Canadian deep-space instrument

Mars, August 2022 | SkyNews
Planets at a Glance: August 2022

Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will brighten night skies, while Venus remains a pre-dawn planet.

Perseids Meteor Shower on August 12, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: August 8 to 14, 2022

The Perseid Meteor Shower is the highlight of the week, peaking after midnight on Friday night, August 12, into the wee hours of Saturday morning.

First quarter Moon on August 5, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: August 1 to 7, 2022

As the Moon passes its first quarter, take a look at its dramatic features, like the Lunar X and Mare Imbrium’s “Golden Handle”

Southern Delta-Aquariids meteors peak on July 29, 2022 | SkyNews Canada
This Week’s Sky: July 25 to 31, 2022

The Moon reaches its new phase this week, leaving the night sky clear for the Southern Delta-Aquariids meteor shower peak on Friday.

Third quarter Moon on July 20, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: July 18 to 24, 2022

Watch this week as the Moon ages past its third quarter phase, passing Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Taurus

Venus, July 2022 | SkyNews
Planets at a Glance: July 2022

While Mercury and Venus dive toward the Sun this month, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn grace the night skies

Gibbous Moon and Saturn meet on July 15, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: July 11 to 17, 2022

Look for the gas giants this week as Saturn meets the gibbous Moon and Jupiter re-enters the evening sky

Crescent Moon and Venus photo opportunity on June 26, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: June 20 to 26, 2022

Turn your alarm clocks on early! The crescent Moon passes by the morning planet cavalcade this week, and incredible early-morning sight

Gibbous Moon joins Saturn on June 18, 2022 | SkyNews
This Week’s Sky: June 13 to 19, 2022

The morning planet bonanza continues as Mercury reaches greatest western elongation and the gibbous Moon passes Saturn.

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