Conditions for last nights occultation of Mars were perfect. Mars, although not at close approach was at opposition. the Moon was 100% illuminated, and 62 degrees above the horizon. Then
Fireball event 8984-2022 was discovered by by David Rankin at Mount Lemmon Observatory 3 hours before it appeared over the skies above Southern Ontario, and the northern United States. More information
Early this morning was the last Lunar Eclipse of 2022. It was broadcast live on the Virtual Telescope website presented by Gianluca Masa with images provided by photographers from around
Perfect summer night. Great seeing; sadly a full moon, so it’s planetary night.
Was expecting to get rained on all day, but it was clear, and 23 degrees up Opeongo. There was a possibility of seeing northern lights on the way home,
Currently sunspot region 3068 is the only one Earth facing, but check out that solar prominence.
Caught on the all sky camera at 21:27 local time AMS Fireball event 4352-2022
The view from Booth’s Rock Trail in Algonquin Park. There were several uncooperative Cedar Waxwings up there. Was fortunate to get a shot of a Blackburnian Warbler. The deer flies
The General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is being held this weekend. Lots of great presentations, and the Helen Sawyer Hogg Lecture Nathalie Ouellette was amazing. Looking
Jupiter is often visible during the day, but without any reference, it’s difficult to find. Today it’s within the same field of view of the Moon in small binoculars, so