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The Sky This Month - June 2021

Sunrise Solar Eclipse

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The Sky This Month - May 2021

One Eclipse Leads To Another

This year the earth will witness four eclipses, two lunar and two solar. Depending on where you live in Canada, you will have a chance to see one of each or even both. On May 26 the Full Flower Moon will be subject to a total lunar eclipse. This is the largest moon of the year producing large tides.

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The Sky This Month - April 2021

Distant Islands

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The Sky This Month - March 2021

Signs of Spring

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The Sky This Month - January 2021

Orion’s Many Colours - Part 1

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The Sky This Month - December 2020

The Great Conjunction

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The Sky This Month - October 2020

Rising Pegasus

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Mars makes closest approach to Earth for next 15 years Oct 6

Mars makes closest approach to Earth for next 15 Years on October 6

October 6 - The red planet will be making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. This will give us an incredible look at our planetary neighbour.

A week after this, Mars will reach opposition. An opposition is when Earth is located in a straight line directly between the sun and another orbiting planet in our solar system. Mars oppositions happen around every other year. This year’s opposition is on Oct 13, however a week earlier will be the best time to observe Mars.

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The Sky This Month - September 2020

Rising Pegasus

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The Sky This Month - August 2020

NEOWISE – The Little Comet That Did

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