The long-awaited bright comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE will become visible after sunset this week, adding to its breathtaking morning shows.
Sometimes, it’s quite alright to get a nice satellite in your shot. Here are some tips on how to find the human-made orbital objects.
Ever accidentally caught satellites in your astrophoto? Space journalist Elizabeth Howell has some tips on how to avoid them.
The Moon will have a subtle shadow on the evening of July 4-5, 2020, as a penumbral lunar eclipse passes, visible from most areas in Canada.
Learn about where the meteor shower comes from, where it is located in the sky and how best to observe the annual April-May event.
While it’s a better meteor shower for Southern Hemisphere observers, the Eta Aquariids might reward Northern Hemisphere early risers with its fast-moving meteors as May begins.
Earlier this month, RASC members across Canada looked up and watched Venus as it crossed the Pleiades over the course of a few nights.
An exoplanet and its home star now bear Cree names on international maps after a Canada-wide contest saw the labels rise to the top.
From lunar eclipses to planetary conjunctions, This Week’s Sky keeps you updated on upcoming astronomical highlights.
Valentine’s Day. The perfect time for a candlelit dinner, a box of chocolates — or perhaps, if the skies are clear, a wee bit of stargazing.
Will you see the Northern Lights tonight?
This week’s transit of Mercury takes me back to May 9, 2016, my first time seeing the event.
Don’t let chilly weather keep you from watching one of the year’s best meteor showers.