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Getting Smart About Light Pollution

Preserving the beauty of the night sky means harnessing technological innovation and social change.

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Categories: Resources

Star Party Calendar 2019

Summer is the season for enjoying and sharing the wonders of the night sky at gatherings all across Canada.

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Categories: Star Parties and Events

Basic Stargazing Essentials

Here are five important tips to help get you started. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Observing the Sky

The Joys of Stargazing

What compels you to view the night sky? Read more ›

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Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 4

Once you know the basics, going deeper is fun and easy. Read more ›

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Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 3

Stargazing and telescopes go hand in hand. Read more ›

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Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 2

There’s plenty to see from your backyard especially if you use binoculars. Read more ›

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Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 1

The universe is a vast, magnificent place. And it’s yours to explore on any clear night. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started

Telescopes for the Moon

What kind of telescope is best for viewing the Moon? As with so many things, there isn’t a single ‘right’ answer. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

What Type of Astronomy Enthusiast Are You?

From casual to serious, amateur astronomers cover the spectrum. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Observing the Sky

Finding Your Way on the Moon

Getting to know our celestial neighbour is a lot easier with a few well-chosen resources. Read more ›

Categories: Book Reviews, Moon and Planets

‘Tis The Season to Star Party

With the arrival of good weather, the star-party season is upon us. Read more ›

Categories: Star Parties and Events
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