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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
Thu, 2015-02-19 Calgary Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-19 Niagara General Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-20 London Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-20 Halifax 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 Fri 30 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,053 (day 30 of 365 this year).