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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!

Mon, 2015-02-09 RASC Calgary Centre Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-02-10 RASC Thunder Bay Centre Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-02-11 RASC Victoria Centre Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-02-11 RASC Toronto Centre Speakers' Night
Thu, 2015-02-12 RASC Vancouver Centre Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-12 RASC Kingston Centre Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 RASC Sunshine Coast Centre Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 RASC Winnipeg Centre Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 RASC Kitchener-Waterloo Centre Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-02-17 RASC Windsor Centre Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1986:

Space shuttle Challenger destroyed.

Today

Today is Wed 28 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,051 (day 28 of 365 this year).