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Fraught frontier

Satellite constellations are crowding the skies, causing conflict between astronomers, governments and businesses.

“Hello Darkness…” is a mini-documentary produced in Belleville, Ont.
Shedding light on darkness

A producer-director in Belleville, Ont. is using film as a way to bring light to darkness — or the lack thereof.

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Tonight’s Forecast: Cloudy or Clear?

Don’t plan a big night observing without consulting these weather resources.

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Canadian Astronomy Clubs

Want to meet people interested in astronomy? Our list of coast-to-coast clubs in Canada will help you locate a group near you.

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Astronomy Resources

Explore the world of astronomy equipment, software and educational facilities and resources.

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Getting Smart About Light Pollution

Preserving the beauty of the night sky means harnessing technological innovation and social change.

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Review: A New Travel Mount for Astrophotography

We put the LighTrack II from Fornax Mounts through its paces.

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Tips For Choosing Your First Telescope

The holiday season may tempt you to buy a telescope, but our expert advice will help you focus on what’s really important.

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Product Review: Nikon D810A DSLR Camera

Nikon’s first full-frame camera for astrophotographers is loaded with great features.

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Grab-and-Go Astronomy

Enjoyable night-sky sessions sometimes last only a few minutes. Are you ready to swing into action?

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Product Review: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Series Lens

Is this the best 50mm astro lens ever made?

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