November/December 2013

November/December 2013

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55 Years of Comets

Previous ‘Comets of the Century’ have both disappointed and amazed skywatchers.
Terence Dickinson

Review: The Versatile AllView Mount

Sky-Watcher’s innovative new mount works for both telescopes and time-lapse astro-imaging.
Alan Dyer

Finding Your Way on the Moon

Getting to know our celestial neighbour is a lot easier with a few well-chosen resources.
Gary Seronik

Observing Comet ISON

When and where to look for ISON.
Alan Dyer

Kejimkujik National Park

Nova Scotia’s inland dark sky gem.
Peter McMahon

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.
Ray Villard

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.
Ken Hewitt-White

A Capricious Comet . . . And a Predictable Eclipse

The year ends with the much-anticipated arrival of Comet ISON. Will it dazzle or fizzle?
Alan Dyer

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