Get your print copy of the September/October 2020 issue.
Highlights from this edition include:
- Fly by night: Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) doesn’t visit often. But the naked-eye wanderer stopped over in our skies in July, becoming the object of astrophotographers’ affections across Canada.
- SkyNews Photos of the Year: See the best of Canadian astrophotography in our 18th annual photo contest.
- Red Planet October: Three planets reach opposition over the course of two months, with Mars giving us its best opposition this decade. Brian Ventrudo writes Exploring the Night Sky.
- Admiring the Moon: Nicole Mortillaro shows her fondness for the Earth’s companion in this lunar lesson.
- Cosmos from the classroom: Elizabeth Howell explores post-secondary options to pursue astronomy in Canada.
- The astronomer’s bookshelf: Good books add an extra dimension to amateur astronomy. Read what Chris Vaughan recommends.
- Telescopic view of history: The Dorner Telescope Museum encourages a tactile learning experience through lenses of the past. Sahar Fatima reports.
- Sky-Watcher mount review: New Sky-Watcher mounts provide grab-and-go portability. Alan Dyer has more.