Here’s what you can look forward to in the May/June 2017 issue of SkyNews.
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Jupiter’s Giant Riddle
The solar system’s biggest planet influenced the history of its neighbours, including Earth. So why is its origin such a mystery?
Eclipse 2017: My Favourite Eclipse
We asked six veteran solar eclipse chasers to select their most memorable Moon shadows. Here are their picks.
Alan Dyer, Randy Attwood, Jay & Judy Anderson, Terence Dickinson, and Paul Deans
Product Review: iOptron’s New Skytracker Pro
We check out an updated tracking mount designed for astrophotographers on the go.
Sky News Briefs: The Seven Wonders of TRAPPIST-1
A system of newly discovered Earth-sized planets orbit an ultracool red dwarf star.
2017 Star Party Calendar
Summer is the season for sharing the wonders of the night sky at gatherings across Canada.
Compiled by Christine Kulyk
On the Moon: A Walk Along the Terminator
The waxing crescent Moon is rich with fascinating features.
Scoping the Sky: Faint Fuzzies That Fight the Lights
Suburban sky glow can’t quite kill these dim denizens of Coma Berenices.
Cosmic Musings: Jovian Moon Dance
Watching the comings and goings of Jupiter’s four biggest satellites is a great way to spend a spring evening.
Capturing The Universe: Getting In Focus
Here are some tips and tricks for taking tack-sharp astrophotos.
Exploring the Night Sky: Giant Planets on Show
Jupiter dominates the early-evening sky, while Saturn is at its best for 2017.
Constellation Corner: Libra
This astrological oddball is relatively small, fairly dim and, unlike other members of the zodiac, quite inanimate.
Plus much, much more!