September/October 2013

September-October 2013

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Photo of the Week Contest Winners

For our 11th annual photo contest, the SkyNews editors have select some outstanding celestial images.

Shadow Dancing on Jupiter

The season brings a rare triple-shadow transit on Jupiter.
Alan Dyer

Recent Robotic Space Ventures

The largely unheralded robotic space program continues to expand the frontiers of space exploration.
Randy Attwood

Prospects for Comet ISON

Come ISON might be the brightest comet seen from Canada since 1997 (emphasis on “might”).
Alan Dyer

Auroras, Supermoons and Dark Skies

So far this year, more auroras have danced in Canadian skies than at any time since 2004, and more are expected in the coming months.
Terence Dickinson

Kouchibouguac National Park

On a really clear day you can see Prince Edward Island . . and the North America Nebula.
Peter McMahon

Highs and Lows on the Moon

Where on the lunar surface will you find the highest highs and the lowest lows?
Gary Seronik

Refining Our Place in the Milky Way

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory announced that our solar system’s Milky Way neighbourhood just went upscale.
Ray Villard

Bubble and Squeak

Looking for a pair of strongly contrasting deep-sky objects? Consider the glittery star cluster M52 and the tiny Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia.
Ken Hewitt-White

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