Guest editor and RASC President Chris Gainor on the bold future for SkyNews in its 25th anniversary year.
Cover: Year of the Planets
The top 10 celestial events of 2020 feature a blockbuster lineup of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. By Alan Dyer
From the Avro Arrow to the Canadarm and beyond, a look at the career of the late Bruce Aikenhead. By Chris Gainor
The Moon Occults Mars
The waning crescent Moon passes in front of Mars, Venus passes close to Neptune, and Mercury rises into the dusk sky. By Alan Dyer
Treasures of the Night
Orion and its treasure trove of celestial companions offer a brilliant introduction to the winter sky. By Nicole Mortillaro
In Search of Solar Siblings
University of Toronto astronomers uncover new evidence in a quest to find the Sun’s galactic family. By Ivan Semeniuk
Between Earth & Sky
From Manitoba to Florida, three winter destinations that offer a fresh perspective on the night sky. By Valerie Stimac
The Star Chart for Winter, Sky News Briefs, Parting Shot, RASC news and the history of the Observer’s Handbook.