What is up in the sky this month? François van Heerden tells us all about the planets, objects you can see with binoculars, metero showers, comet ISON, Lovejoy, Encke and Linear, the moon and the upcoming MAVEN mission to Mars by NASA.
The 16th Annual Algonquin Adventure Star Party, held at Mew Lake Campground on September 5 – 8, 2013 had 97 attendees, even though the ‘weather gods’ didn’t co-operate during most of the official dates. The skies were clear on th
Stephen Hawking visited SNOLAB in Sudbury, Ontario—twice! Once in 1998, and once in 2012. On June 17, 2013, I too, visited SNOLAB with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in Toronto (RASCTC) for a tour of the magnificent lab!