Brian Fenerty

Valley Skies: Contemplating interstellar neighbours

These evenings, after bright Venus sets south-west, look east-north-east later for very noticeable Jupiter rising.

A diagram of some constellations

Training your eyes to see the stars in the sky

When the city east of the Rockies (Calgary) was much smaller, it was possible to see the Milky Way from within that city

A diagram of some constellations

Faster than the speed of a space station

Thinking of highways, a moose on a clear run can get up to 15 metres per second, a whitetail deer up to 13-plus metres per second

Valley Skies: Where in our night sky are we going?

Sometimes stars that would be recognizable in summer can be puzzling these evenings...