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55 Years of Comets
Previous ‘Comets of the Century’ have both disappointed and amazed skywatchers.
Review: The Versatile AllView Mount
Sky-Watcher’s innovative new mount works for both telescopes and time-lapse astro-imaging.
Finding Your Way on the Moon
Getting to know our celestial neighbour is a lot easier with a few well-chosen resources.
Observing Comet ISON
When and where to look for ISON.
Kejimkujik National Park
Nova Scotia’s inland dark sky gem.
In 20 Months . . . Pluto!
In July 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will hurtle by the dwarf planet Pluto and its small family of moons in the outer realm of the solar system.
Edge-on and Beyond
The autumn sky’s best edge-on galaxy, NGC891, is a ghostly but appealing telescopic target that improves the longer you look at it.
A Capricious Comet . . . And a Predictable Eclipse
The year ends with the much-anticipated arrival of Comet ISON. Will it dazzle or fizzle?