Here’s what you’ll find in the March/April 2019 issue of SkyNews.
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Getting Smart About Light Pollution
Preserving the beauty of the night sky means harnessing technological innovation and social change.
Lindsay Malbon and Ian Ashdown
The New Sky Glow
As cities and towns across Canada embrace LED street lighting, stargazers wonder how it will affect their view of the night sky.
Product Review: A New Generation of Deep-Sky Filters
Tele Vue’s newest batch of narrowband nebula filters takes a good thing and makes it better.
Capturing the Universe: Urban Astrophotography Tips
Even if your backyard sky is light-polluted, you can still get great astro-shots.
Exploring the Night Sky: Conjunctions and Appulses Aplenty
The early-spring sky presents observers with rewarding sights for telescopes, binoculars and the unaided eye.
Scoping the Sky: Mini Gemini Jaunt
This tour features a gleaming binary star, a faint open cluster and a celestial hat.
On the Moon: Peering Over the Edge
You can glimpse a portion of the Moon’s ‘unseen’ hemisphere if you play the libration game.
The Binocular Sky: Chasing Down the Pinwheel
A famous star pair in the Big Dipper leads to a challenging target.
Gallery: A Cometary Close Call
Last winter, Comet 46P/Wirtanen was widely photographed as it breezed past Earth.
Plus: Sky News Briefs, Editor’s Report, Constellation Corner and much more!