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.
Practical advice about what to look for when the Moon covers the Sun on August 21.
Even if you can’t travel to the centre line, there’s still something to see.
What will cause the Sun to black out on August 21 and why doesn’t it happen everywhere?
On the night of May 27-28 observers got to see a rare display of northern lights.
Put yourself in the path of the Moon’s shadow for this year’s most exciting astronomical show.
Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova zips through the predawn sky this weekend.
Sunspot numbers continue to decline as 2017 begins.