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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.

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
Tue, 2015-02-03 Okanagan Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-05 Okanagan Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-05 Winnipeg U of M Observatory/Planetarium Open House
Thu, 2015-02-05 Sarnia Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-05 Montreal RASC Library Night
Fri, 2015-02-06 Belleville Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-06 Ottawa Regular Meeting
Sat, 2015-02-07 Toronto Solar Observing
Sat, 2015-02-07 Toronto DDO Members' Night
Mon, 2015-02-09 Calgary Regular Meeting

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This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History


Space shuttle Columbia destroyed during re-entry.


Today is Sat 31 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,054 (day 31 of 365 this year).