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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!

Date RASC Centre Event
Tue, 2015-02-10 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-02-11 Victoria Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-02-11 Toronto Speakers' Night
Thu, 2015-02-12 Vancouver Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-12 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 Winnipeg Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-13 Kitchener-Waterloo Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-02-17 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-02-18 St. John's Regular Meeting

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This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1862:

Alvin Clark discovers Sirius B.

1958:

Explorer 1 launched.

1971:

Apollo 14 launched.

Today

Today is Sat 31 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,054 (day 31 of 365 this year).