Here’s what’s inside the March/April 2014 issue of SkyNews.
Buy the digital issue
Night of the Red Moon
The April 14/15 total lunar eclipse is the first of four over the next 18 months.
The Future of Comet Hunting
One of the world’s most successful comet discoverers reflects on the evolution of visual comet hunting.
David H. Levy
Top 5 Comets From the Past 20 Years
Five ephemeral visitors from deep space that captured our attention.
Peak Season for Auroras
Keep an eye on the sky and on aurora-warning services. This spring could present some wonderful displays of northern lights.
Constellation Corner: Gemini
The celestial twins mark the transition between the winter and spring night skies.
The ongoing Cassini mission at Saturn has accumulated a treasure chest of images of the big ringed planet and its moons.
Not Measuring Up
There weren’t many clear-sky opportunities to see Comet ISON last November, but that’s OK — there wasn’t much to see!
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.
Gemini Twins, Nebula Twins
Near Castor and Pollux is a strange double nebula, NGC2371 and NGC2372. But is this two deep-sky objects or just one? With Gemini high in the south, now is a good time to find out for yourself.