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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!

Wed, 2015-02-18 RASC St. John's Centre Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-19 RASC Calgary Centre Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-02-19 RASC Belleville Centre General Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-20 RASC London Centre Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-02-20 RASC Halifax 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).