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From the gigantic Hubble to the tiny MOST, space telescopes and space astronomy open a window onto unimaginably violent phenomena, objects of great beauty and a universe that is expanding at an ever-increasing rate toward an unknown destiny.
Learn the basics of astronomy
July 2013 - Heading out to cottage country or camping? Be sure to look for the Perseids, one of the most impressive annual meteor showers!
- Getting started in astronomy
- Download the CSA's Star-finder (PDF document, 425 KB)
- How to build your star-finder (Word document, 32 KB)
Future space telescopes
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