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Founded in 1868, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is Canada's leading astronomy organization bringing together over 4,800 enthusiastic amateur astronomers, educators, and professionals.

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Upcoming Local Events

RASC centres across Canada host meetings and observing sessions, open to everyone. Come on out and enjoy an event near you!

Date RASC Centre Event
Fri, 2015-03-27 Mississauga Special Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-02 Okanagan Penticton Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-02 Sarnia Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-04-07 Okanagan Kelowna Meeting
Wed, 2015-04-08 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-09 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-09 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-04-10 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-04-10 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-04-10 Mississauga Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History


Méchain discovers M101.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

March 11, 2015. Fantastic Night Observing Moonlighter 2 weeks 1 day ago
Comet Lovejoy, Feb 18th Moonlighter 5 weeks 1 day ago
An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 7 weeks 1 day ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 8 weeks 5 days ago
Maple Sugar Moon—The Mi'qmaw Year DChapman 1 year 3 weeks ago


Today is Fri 27 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,109 (day 86 of 365 this year).