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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
Tue, 2015-05-05 Okanagan Kelowna Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-06 Toronto Lecture Night
Thu, 2015-05-07 Okanagan Penticton Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-07 Sarnia Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Sat, 2015-05-09 New Brunswick Monthly Meeting
Mon, 2015-05-11 Edmonton Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1918:

First light at DAO.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

ISS Transit Seen from Toronto dgrey 3 years 21 weeks ago
Very Rare Superoutburst of PR Herculis WMacDonald 3 years 23 weeks ago
Fun Science with Asteroid 2005YU55 DLane 3 years 24 weeks ago
Big Glass Anonymous 3 years 25 weeks ago
Starfest 2011 – Two Clear Nights! dgrey 3 years 27 weeks ago

Today

Today is Wed 6 May 2015, JD 2,457,149 (day 126 of 365 this year).