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Astrogeekers Get Ready For The 2014 Canadian Astronomy Tradeshow!

Astrogeekers Get Ready For The 2014 Canadian Astronomy Tradeshow!

Its coming this May! The 2nd annual AstroCATS – astronomy tradeshow in Hamilton, Ontario. Find out all the details here!

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April 2014 Night Sky Calendar Events

April 2014 Night Sky Calendar Events

The April 2014 night sky and what you can see. Highlights and dates for backyard astronomers and skywatchers.

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Holy $#*! Kepler Discovers First Earth Sized Exoplanet in a Habitable Zone!

Holy $#*! Kepler Discovers First Earth Sized Exoplanet in a Habitable Zone!

Kepler Discovers First Earth Sized Exoplanet in a Habitable Zone! Definitely a holy $#*! moment for scientists and space enthusiasts everywhere. The Kepler space telescope has found the very first Earth sized exoplanet in a habitable zone, aka “Goldilocks” zone. This newly discovered rocky world resides at a distance from its Sun, not to cold and not hot region, that […]

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Saturn and The Moon Hang Out In The Late Evening Sky

Saturn and The Moon Hang Out In The Late Evening Sky

How to see Saturn and the Moon hanging out in tonight’s sky late evening sky The mighty ringed planet Saturn is making its way into our evening sky rising a little bit earlier each night. By summer time, it will be the jewel in the sky for skywatchers and amateur astronomers. You can catch a glimpse of Saturn sooner though […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse Photos of April 15th 2014

Total Lunar Eclipse Photos of April 15th 2014

Total Lunar Eclipse Photos of April 15th 2014 The total lunar eclipse took place in the early morning hours of April 15th with mid-totality occurring at 3:46am EDT. While some parts of the world were under clouds other skywatchers were treated to a spectacular cosmic event in the night sky above, with the moon turning blood red and nearby the […]

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New Saturn Moon Is Possibly Forming Around Planet

New Saturn Moon Is Possibly Forming Around Planet

New Saturn Moon Is Possibly Forming Around Planet April 14, 2014: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn. Informally named “Peggy,” the object may be a new moon. Details of the observations were published online today by the journal Icarus. “We have not seen anything like this before,” said Carl […]

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Lunar Eclipse Live April 15th – Clouded out? Watch Now!

Lunar Eclipse Live April 15th - Clouded out? Watch Now!

Clouded out and won’t be able to see the April 15th Lunar Eclipse? Watch it live! If you’re in the same boat as I am and the forecast is for clouds during the lunar eclipse on April 15th, then you’ll be glad to know there is still hope. Lunar eclipse live The online Slooh community, NASA, and the Virtual Telescope […]

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The Cosmos Await...

Canadian astrophotographer Shawn Nielsen (@Stardaug) of Kitchener-Waterloo images the night sky above Ontario, Canada and shares the wonders and mysteries of the cosmos with others interested in Astronomy. You can contact Shawn here.