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Founded in 1868, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is Canada's leading astronomy organization bringing together over 4,500 enthusiastic amateur astronomers, educators and professionals.


The Executive Director manages the daily operations of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. This includes activities related to our charitable mandate, publications, and member service. Our current ED, Deborah Thompson has served us well, and has chosen to take a leadership role at another not-for-profit organization in a few weeks’ time. We wish her the best and thank her for nearly four years of service.

Click the link below for the job posting. Interested parties may apply for this important position by email to Please include a resume/CV outlining relevant experience and indicate salary expectations. No agencies please.

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This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History


Caroline Herschel finds first comet.


Today is Fri 01 Aug 2014, JD 2456871 (day 213 of 365 this year).