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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.

Datesort icon RASC Centre Event
Thu, 2015-07-09 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-07-10 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-07-10 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Fri, 2015-08-07 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-08-07 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Wed, 2015-08-12 Kitchener-Waterloo Perseid Meteor Watch
Fri, 2015-09-04 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-09-04 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Fri, 2015-09-18 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Sat, 2015-09-26 Kitchener-Waterloo Public Observing Session

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1988:

A.V. Douglas dies at 94. JRASC

1989:

RASC Regina Centre re-established.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Urban Observing Report—the Go To Experience DChapman 8 weeks 3 days ago
March 11, 2015. Fantastic Night Observing Moonlighter 16 weeks 15 min ago
Comet Lovejoy, Feb 18th Moonlighter 18 weeks 6 days ago
An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 21 weeks 8 hours ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 22 weeks 4 days ago

Today

Today is Thu 2 Jul 2015, JD 2,457,206 (day 183 of 365 this year).