The Lunar X (and V)
Henrik Adamsson captured this picture of the Lunar X — and the elusive Lunar V — February 22, 2018.

This Week’s Sky: Astronomy news & night sky events

From eclipses to meteor showers, This Week’s Sky gives you news and observing updates for the night sky, Solar System, Sun, Moon, planets and more!

Watching the Solar System, Sun, Moon, planets and more

Every week, SkyNews publishes an online post of key events in the Canadian sky in This Week’s Sky.

This series gives you all the latest news in Solar System movements, including where the planets are in our sky and Moon phases. From eclipses to meteor showers, This Week’s Sky keeps you updated on the best in upcoming astronomical highlights.

Our columnist is Chris Vaughan — a science writer, geophysicist, astronomer, planetary scientist and an “outreach RASCal.” He also writes Astronomy Skylights, and you can follow him on Twitter at @astrogeoguy.

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