The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula by John Erik Minerva
Elephant’s Trunk Nebula (John Erik Minerva)

September/October 2018 Issue

Winners of the 16th Annual Photo Contest, the new hunt for dark matter, review of the MallinCam SkyRaider DS16C and more.

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The New Hunt for Dark Matter

With laboratory experiments coming up empty, scientists are looking skyward for fresh clues to a cosmic conundrum. Ivan Semeniuk

SkyNews 16th Annual Photo of the Week Contest

Readers from across Canada sent us a steady stream of extraordinary images over the past year. Here’s the best of the best.

Product Review: The MallinCam SkyRaider DS16C

We test a new camera designed for both video astronomy and conventional imaging. Marc Ricard

The Binocular Sky: Contrasting Clusters

Two neighbouring open clusters in eastern Cassiopeia are fun to compare. Ken Hewitt-White

Capturing the Universe: Planning Your Astrophoto Sessions

Preparing for the worst instead of hoping for the best is the surest way to get great shots. Tony Puerzer

Scoping the Sky: Two Clusters for the Price of One

Check out this unusual star grouping deep in the Vulpecula Milky Way. Ken Hewitt-White

On the Moon: Shoot the Moon With Your DSLR

Rewarding lunar photography may be easier than you think. Gary Seronik

Exploring the Night Sky: A Comet, Planets and a Harvest Moon

A fine binocular comet and the continuing Mars apparition entice skywatchers. Alan Dyer

Constellation Corner: Delphinus

This small but distinctive constellation honours a revered sea creature. Ken Hewitt-White

Plus: Sky News Briefs, Editor’s Report, Readers’ Gallery and much more!