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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
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
Fri, 2015-06-12 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-06-16 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-17 St. John's General Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-19 London Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-19 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-24 Okanagan Vernon Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1774:

W. Herschel's first recorded telescopic observation.

1918:

Peltier observes R Leo for 1st time.

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Today

Today is Sun 1 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,083 (day 60 of 365 this year).