How to see the zodiacal light, the leftovers of our cosmic neighbourhood’s formation some 4.5 billion years ago.
Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, which peak August 12-13, 2020.
Comet NEOWISE is headed on its way out of our Solar System, fading from our skies.
Comet NEOWISE’s trajectory will bring it closest to the Earth July 22.
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.