Here’s what you’ll find in the September/October 2015 issue of SkyNews.
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Photo of the Week Contest Winners
Here’s our selection for our 13th annual photo contest — the best of the best from our readers who submitted images over the past year.
Dragonfly Catches Galactic Prey
Cutting-edge astronomical research is performed through the imaginative use of an array of small telescopes.
Editor’s Report: Our Galaxy on View
September is peak time for Milky Way gazing and imaging.
Exploring the Night Sky: The Last Lunar Eclipse
On the evening of September 27, the last total eclipse of the Moon until January 2018 turns the full Moon a deep red for viewers across Canada.
Northern Nights: Analyzing Andromeda
Stare at a photo of the Great Andromeda Galaxy. What do you see? A picture on a page or a study in space-time?
Other Worlds: First Mars-Sized Exoplanet
Astronomers are still in the early stages of discovering the rich variety of planets orbiting other stars.
Scoping the Sky: A Fine Galaxy With Extras
Take a long look at NGC7331. This moderately bright galaxy in Pegasus is a miniature version of the Great Galaxy in Andromeda.
On The Moon: The Great Black Lake on the Moon
One of the most eye-catching features on the lunar surface is also one of the most fascinating.
Wilderness Astronomer: ‘Weatherproof’ Rocky Mountain Stars
Jasper opens North America’s first full-time planetarium in a dark sky preserve.
Constellation Corner: Capricornus
What manner of beast is this? Half fish, half goat.