The Moon meets Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the night sky this week.
As the Moon reaches third quarter at the end of the week, prepare for dark night skies, great for deep-sky object hunting.
The full blood Moon — a total lunar eclipse on May 15 — steals the spotlight in the night skies this week.
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This month starts out with a close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, as the planets position themselves in the morning sky
The young crescent Moon waxes to first quarter this week, passing Mercury and the Beehive Cluster
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Capturing outstanding detail and editing with a soft touch, Brad Zazalak's image of NGC 2264 wins our Photo of the Week title on November 26, 2021.
The crescent Moon will swing past Mars, Venus and Jupiter on its way to its new phase — and a Southern Hemisphere solar eclipse
Watch as the crescent Moon meets with planets pre-dawn this weekend
Register for the seventh session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
Watch the seventh session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
A full Supermoon lights the night on Saturday, with the Moon showing of its features as it waxes through the week prio.
New research shows the impact left behind by an airburst 1,500 years ago
From a cat in the telescope tube to a wedding proposal, Ted Forte discusses his Desert Coyote Observatory and special moments in astronomy
Watch the pre-dawn planets dance, as Saturn, Mars, Venus and Jupiter meet before sunrise on Saturday, April 2.
As Mercury swings into the sunset, Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn share the pre-dawn sky.
Rouzbeh Bidshahri wins the title of Photo of the Week on November 19, 2021 with a crisp picture of IC 1805
A stratospheric balloon experiment challenge simulates the conditions of space
Dan Kusz's image of the Wizard Nebula edged ahead to take the title of SkyNews Photo of the Week on November 12, 2021.
With appealing colouring and good detail, Shelley Jackson's image of the waning gibbous Moon won our Photo of the Week title for December 3, 2021.
Look for zodiacal light this week, as a meetup between the crescent Moon, Mars, Venus and Saturn.
Download our free data of the spiral galaxy Messier 106 and create your own version of the Universe.
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We reach the March Equinox at the end of this week after the Moon reaches full. Also keep an eye open for an early-morning planet meetup.
As the Moon waxes past first quarter, watch it glide through Taurus, near the Pleiades and Beehive clusters.
Keep your eyes on the skies as planets pass one another and Moon mingles this week.
Get your coffee ready — the planets will be meeting an old crescent Moon during morning hours later this week.
Chris Parfett's image of the colourful, young stellar nursery NGC 1333 wins our Photo of the Week title for October 29, 2021.
The Moon takes centre stage this week, as it buzzes the Beehive Cluster and reaches its full phase.
Watch the planets dance across the sky this month, with Mercury, Venus and Mars meeting up before sunrise mid-month.
Register for fifth session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
A Canadian researcher has found evidence that microgravity affects DNA replication. What does that mean for people in space?
Early this week, watch Uranus as the Moon swoops past it. As the weekend arrives, look for bright Venus veering toward Mars.
Springtime is galaxy season in Canada. Discover the myriad of distant galaxies overhead with these viewing tips
Astrospheric provides an informative display for North American astronomers to analyse the weather in detail a couple of nights in advance.
Planning a stargazing trip? Avoid cloudy nights with Clear Outside, which forecasts weather up to seven days out.
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Download our free data of Messier 42, the Orion Nebula, and create your own version of the Universe.
Tuesday marks the Lunar New Year in many countries around the world, including China, Korea and Vietnam.
Dazzling clarity and beautifully captured stars stand out in Ron Brecher's picture of IC 5068, our Photo of the Week for October 22, 2021.
A new study on walruses is asking the public to help count their numbers on satellite pictures.
With a new Moon on Tuesday, it's a great time for deep-sky gazing. Look for Mars passing Messier 28 and the Great Sagittarius Cluster this week.
Dave Robitaille's beautiful capture of the popular Andromeda Galaxy wins our Photo of the Week on October 15, 2021.
Checking the boxes for perfect framing and great processing, Brad Zazalak's narrowband depiction of the Heart Nebula wins our Photo of the Week contest for October 8, 2022.
Mars passes nebulae in Sagittarius and a waning crescent Moon this week.
This "hot Jupiter" is a place of extremes. Exoplanet XO-3b has seasons that last a day or two, incredible winds and "cryptic heating"