Thebacha and Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival August 2017
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Star Party Calendar 2016

Dark night skies, telescope viewing and talks for backyard astronomers are the feature attractions at gatherings across Canada this summer. Read more ›

Categories: Star Parties and Events

Basic Stargazing Essentials

Here are five important tips to help get you started. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Observing the Sky

The Joys of Stargazing

What compels you to view the night sky? Read more ›

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Categories: Getting Started

Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 4

Once you know the basics, going deeper is fun and easy. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started

Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 3

Stargazing and telescopes go hand in hand. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started

Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 2

There’s plenty to see from your backyard especially if you use binoculars. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started

Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 1

The universe is a vast, magnificent place. And it’s yours to explore on any clear night. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started

Telescopes for the Moon

What kind of telescope is best for viewing the Moon? As with so many things, there isn’t a single ‘right’ answer. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

What Type of Astronomy Enthusiast Are You?

From casual to serious, amateur astronomers cover the spectrum. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Observing the Sky

Finding Your Way on the Moon

Getting to know our celestial neighbour is a lot easier with a few well-chosen resources. Read more ›

Categories: Book Reviews, Moon and Planets

‘Tis The Season to Star Party

With the arrival of good weather, the star-party season is upon us. Read more ›

Categories: Star Parties and Events

Become a Better Observer: Sketch!

An experienced observer offers advice on how you can see more through your telescope, no matter what size it is. Read more ›

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Categories: Clusters, Nebulas, and Galaxies, Getting Started
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