Here’s what’s in the March/April 2017 issue of SkyNews.
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Eclipse 2017: Celestial Shadow Show
What causes the Sun to black out and why doesn’t it happen more often?
David A. Rodger
The Inside Story On Supernovas
Canada’s premier neutrino experiment is set to join a global effort to detect exploding stars.
Product Review: Celestron’s Advanced VX Mount
We evaluate a sturdy and portable computerized mount designed for viewing and imaging.
W. John McDonald
On the Moon: Seasons of the Moon
Springtime offers lunar observers some of the year’s best views.
Scoping the Sky: Celestial Sickle Tour
The large asterism symbolizing the head of Leo the lion features several interesting stars plus a bright galaxy.
Cosmic Musings: Cold-Weather Astronomy Adventures
Frigid conditions can test your stargazing tolerance and resolve
Capturing The Universe: Star-Trail Astrophotography
With the help of the Earth’s rotation, you can create dramatic night-sky shots.
Exploring the Night Sky: The Moon Grazes Aldebaran
A rare grazing occultation is the highlight of the March/April 2017 night sky, but there’s plenty more to see.
Editor’s Report: The Curse of Venus
The solar system’s brightest planet attracts all kinds of attention.
Constellation Corner: Hydra
The largest constellation winds across the southern spring sky.
Plus much, much more!