Tips and tricks for amateur astronomers

Make the most of a starry night with our time-tested tips.

Topics

Getting started in astronomy

Tips for navigating the night sky and observing like a pro.

Stargazing tips

Tips for beginners, tools you can use, what to observe, and special sights.

Eclipses

Types of eclipses, and when and how to watch them.

Perseids

How to watch the Perseids, what causes them, and the legend behind the stars.

AuroraMAX observatory

Watch the northern lights live from Yellowknife.

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