Here’s what you’ll find in the September/October 2014 issue of SkyNews.
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Photo Of The Week Contest Winners
For our 12th annual photo contest, the SkyNews editors selected these
outstanding celestial images.
Eclipses of the Sun And Moon
In October, Canadians are treated to two eclipses two weeks apart: a total eclipse of the Moon followed by a partial eclipse of the Sun.
Product Review: The Mallincam Universe
We test a versatile astronomical video camera.
Pushing the Frontiers of Backyard Astronomy
A quasar 11 billion light-years distant is captured in photo taken from Ontario backyard observatory.
I’m no expert on telescopes, but I know what I like: large, good-quality optics that don’t break the bank. And John Dobson delivered.
Wilderness Astronomer: Wood Buffalo National Park
See the full glory of the aurora in a dark sky park that’s larger than Switzerland.
In and Around the Sea of Crisis
The most accessible mare for evening viewing is also one of the most interesting, whether you’re using a telescope, binoculars or even just your eyes.
The Finest Cluster You Can Hardly See
Charles Messier never saw it. You might miss it too. But the open cluster NGC7789, in western Cassiopeia, is certainly worth a try.
The recent loss of a Canadian nanosatellite has not diminished the power of a bright idea.
Constellation Corner: Pegasus
A celestial creature of considerable majesty.