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March/April 2012

March/April 2012

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The Full Picture

Visible from western Canada during the early-morning hours of December 10, the total eclipse of the Moon offered a photogenic target.

The Amazing Spring Planet Parade

All five naked-eye planets appear in our evening sky this spring, with four of them at their best for 2012.

Class Glass: The New Esprit 120 Refractor

Sky-Watcher’s new apo refractor provides premium performance at a premium price.


Bruce Peninsula: Stargazing in Canada’s Shipwreck Capital Designated a dark-sky preserve in 2009, along with its Fathom Five National Marine Park, the Bruce Peninsula is a naturalist’s paradise.

On the Moon

Full Moon Fun: When the Moon is full, deeply shadowed features vanish, while splotches of light and dark dominate the view. This is the best time to investigate a pair of curious bright markings.

Northern Nights

Ken Hewitt-White
Mars Is Drawing Us in Again
Now a brilliant beacon in the constellation Leo, the famous red planet is hard to miss these nights.

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