Artemis II will include three Americans and a Canadian, making Canada the second nation to have an astronaut orbit the Moon.
Don’t miss the northern winter solstice, the peak moment of the Ursids meteor shower, and the spectacular flashes of colour from Sirius as it twinkles in the night sky on December 25, 2022.
The spacecraft will provide much-needed data on changes in our lakes and coastlines.
Researchers believe Enceladus is made from comet-like building blocks and the gas-rich ocean is a remnant of these materials.
BlueWalker’s reflective surface emits strong radio waves that could negatively impact radio astronomy.
Steve Leonard drew inspiration for his Elephant’s Trunk Nebula from the hit TV show on Netflix.
Astronomers originally thought they had detected a gamma ray burst, which is the most powerful known source of light in the universe.
The Geminids meteor shower reaches its peak, Mirfak will sparkle in binoculars, and the Hyades will reach its highest point this month.
This new phase is called the second Kuiper Extended Mission, or KEM2.
The contract will support ICON’s development of its Olympus construction system.
The clouds were first seen on November 4, and astronomers at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii did follow-up observations on November 6.
Their outbursts are compared to burps, as the young stars feast on the material found in the surrounding clouds.
These early galaxies are smaller than our own, and may have started forming roughly 100 million years after the big bang.
As the temperature drops and winter approaches, take advantage of any clear skies this month to view the planets — with a hot chocolate nearby!
The full Oak Moon occults Mars during the second week of December, while Algol’s visual brightness dims and re-brightens.
A $43 million Canadian-built lunar rover will lift off for the Moon’s South Pole in 2026.
WASP-39 b has sulfur dioxide; sodium, potassium, water vapour, and carbon monoxide were also detected in the atmosphere.
The Photo of the Week goes to an image of beautifully rendered blue reflection nebulae, and a barred spiral galaxy gets honourable mention.
Don't miss out on all the action this week, particularly when it comes to our Moon and a select few planets!
Astronomers and NASA had their eye on 2022 WJ1, a small asteroid on a collision course with Earth.
NASA's MAVEN observed two different types of ultraviolet aurorae simultaneously.
The Brockhouse Canada Prize is one of the top science honours in the country.
Katelyn Beecroft wins Photo of the Week for November 5-11, 2022, and Philippe Moussette gets an honourable mention for his total lunar eclipse.
His Eagle Nebula won Photo of the Week for the period of October 29 to November 4, 2022.
Don't miss an opportunity to see the Double Cluster, or the black shadow of the Galilean moon cross Jupiter’s disk. And keep an eye out for Pallas!
After several delays, NASA finally launched the most powerful rocket in history to the Moon.
Week two in November kicks off with the second total lunar eclipse of 2022, and ends with the Northern Taurids meteor shower reaching its peak.
Set to launch in 2031, Canada's mission joins an international effort to fight global warming from space.
A majority of the planets on our list will be well-positioned for viewing in the evening, during certain periods in November — including Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.
Chris Parfett’s SH2-157 showed good technical skill, colour control and noise suppression, helping him garner Photo of the Week for October 21, 2022.
Take a look at the spooky Owl Cluster this Halloween, watch Algol brighten mid-week, and wrap it all up with the Southern Taurids meteor shower.
Catch a glimpse of a partial solar eclipse, double shadows on Jupiter, and on Halloween Eve Medusa's eye will pulse.
Harvey Richer transformed his numismatics work into a new book called "100 Greatest Canadian Coins and Tokens".
The annual Orionids meteor shower peaks in the Americas on Friday, October 21, and is best viewed in Canada at 3:00 a.m.
Girls, along with non-binary and non-gender individuals, can take part in an epic contest.
On October 16, the moon will "meet" bright stars Castor and Pollux, allowing all three objects to share the view in binoculars.
Catch an early morning glimpse of Mercury, Venus and Uranus this month, while planning for some late evening/nightly views of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune.
Jim Stacey's eerie partial lunar eclipse frame, taken in mid-May, received the Photo of the Week title on June 4, 2022.
This week promises some intriguing views as we head towards the Hunter's Moon.
Get your telescopes out Monday night for an excellent opposition — Jupiter will be a brilliant magnitude -2.94.
The Moon wanes through the week to its new phase on Sunday, while autumn officially arrives in Canada with the September equinox.
Look for Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the evening skies this month, while Venus and Mercury grace the early mornings.
Our Solar System's distant gas giants Uranus and Neptune are the stars of the early week.
Celestial meetups, a minor planet at opposition and a new Moon for deep-sky gazing — it's all in This Week's Sky
Chosen by our panel of judges, here are the 2021-22 winners of our Photo of the Week contest.
After the Moon meets the bluish Pleiades and red Mars, it goes on its way to third quarter, allowing deep-sky objects to shine through
Stratospheric balloon research will take flight in Timmins in August; local facility expansion will support weatherproof payload integration
The first Atlantic Canadian satellite is going to orbit soon to get a to get a high-definition view of Nova Scotia's shorelines and ocean life
The James Webb Space Telescope is already on the hunt for new worlds using a Canadian deep-space instrument
Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will brighten night skies, while Venus remains a pre-dawn planet.