September/October 2018

Here’s what’s inside the September/October 2018 issue of SkyNews.

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The New Hunt for Dark Matter

With laboratory experiments coming up empty, scientists are looking skyward for fresh clues to a cosmic conundrum.
Ivan Semeniuk

SkyNews 16th Annual Photo of the Week Contest

Readers from across Canada sent us a steady stream of extraordinary images over the past year. Here’s the best of the best.

Product Review: The MallinCam SkyRaider DS16C

We test a new camera designed for both video astronomy and conventional imaging.
Marc Ricard

The Binocular Sky: Contrasting Clusters

Two neighbouring open clusters in eastern Cassiopeia are fun to compare.
Ken Hewitt-White

Capturing the Universe: Planning Your Astrophoto Sessions

Preparing for the worst instead of hoping for the best is the surest way to get great shots.
Tony Puerzer

Scoping the Sky: Two Clusters for the Price of One

Check out this unusual star grouping deep in the Vulpecula Milky Way.
Ken Hewitt-White

On the Moon: Shoot the Moon With Your DSLR

Rewarding lunar photography may be easier than you think.
Gary Seronik

Exploring the Night Sky: A Comet, Planets and a Harvest Moon

A fine binocular comet and the continuing Mars apparition entice skywatchers.
Alan Dyer

Constellation Corner: Delphinus

This small but distinctive constellation honours a revered sea creature.
Ken Hewitt-White

Plus: Sky News Briefs, Editor’s Report, Readers’ Gallery and much more!

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