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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
Fri, 2015-11-27 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-12-11 Mississauga Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1752:

Lacaille discovers IC2602.

1969:

Apollo 9 launched.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Comet Lovejoy, Feb 18th Moonlighter 1 week 4 days ago
An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 3 weeks 5 days ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 5 weeks 2 days ago
Maple Sugar Moon—The Mi'qmaw Year DChapman 1 year 14 hours ago
"Explore the Moon" draft beginners lunar observing program DChapman 1 year 3 weeks ago

Today

Today is Mon 2 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,084 (day 61 of 365 this year).