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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.

Upcoming Local Events

RASC centres across Canada host meetings and observing sessions, open to everyone. Come on out and enjoy an event near you.

Datesort icon RASC Centre Event
Sat, 2015-05-09 New Brunswick Monthly Meeting
Mon, 2015-05-11 Edmonton Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-12 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-13 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-15 London Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-19 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-20 St. John's General Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-20 Toronto Recreational Astronomy Night

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1906:

Bart Bok born.

1928:

Gene Shoemaker born.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

Today

Today is Tue 28 Apr 2015, JD 2,457,141 (day 118 of 365 this year).