Here’s what’s in the May/June 2018 issue of SkyNews.
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100 Years of Canadian Starlight
How the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory became a young nation’s pride and joy.
2018 Star Party Calendar
Dark night skies, mild weather, telescope viewing sessions, contests and informative talks are featured at summer gatherings across Canada.
Product Review: The EQ6-R Pro Mount from Sky-Watcher
This revamped version of a venerable favourite has a new design and improved features. We take it for a test-drive to see how it handles.
Portfolio: Oleg Bouevitch
This collection of superb astrophotos demonstrates that meticulous technique and carefully chosen equipment can overcome suburban light pollution.
Capturing the Universe: Enter the Matrix
How to capture impressive high-resolution, wide-angle photos of the night sky.
The Binocular Sky: A Cosmic Whirlpool
The handle of the Big Dipper is your gateway to a bino challenge high overhead.
Cosmic Musings: Dunlap Observatory Recollections
An early spark burst into a brilliant flame after an encounter with a 74-inch telescope.
Scoping the Sky: Ambling Around Arcturus
Nightfall in late spring is a perfect time for seeing double in southern Boötes.
On the Moon: A Lunar Observer’s Tool Kit
Having the right stuff can make your Moon gazing more enjoyable and rewarding.
Exploring the Night Sky: Giant Planets at Their Best
Jupiter and Saturn are closest and brightest for 2018.
Constellation Corner: Corona Borealis
The northern crown is a celestial reminder of a legend about a girl, a guy, a maze and a monster.
Plus: Sky News Briefs, Editor’s Report and much more!