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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
Fri, 2015-06-12 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Sat, 2015-06-13 Toronto Dunlap Observatory 80th Anniversary
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
Sat, 2015-06-27 Hamilton Canadian Astronomy Telescope Show
Sun, 2015-06-28 Hamilton Canadian Astronomy Telescope Show
Thu, 2015-07-09 Vancouver Monthly Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1543:

Copernicus dies at 70.

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Today

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