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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
Thu, 2015-06-04 Sarnia Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-05 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-05 Ottawa Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-05 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Mon, 2015-06-08 Edmonton Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-06-09 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-10 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-11 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-11 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-12 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1543:

Copernicus dies at 70.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

ISS Transit Seen from Toronto dgrey 3 years 23 weeks ago
Very Rare Superoutburst of PR Herculis WMacDonald 3 years 26 weeks ago
Fun Science with Asteroid 2005YU55 DLane 3 years 27 weeks ago
Big Glass Anonymous 3 years 27 weeks ago
Starfest 2011 – Two Clear Nights! dgrey 3 years 30 weeks ago

Today

Today is Sun 24 May 2015, JD 2,457,167 (day 144 of 365 this year).