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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.

Date RASC Centre Event
Fri, 2015-07-10 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-07-10 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Fri, 2015-08-07 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-08-07 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Wed, 2015-08-12 Kitchener-Waterloo Perseid Meteor Watch
Fri, 2015-09-04 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-09-04 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Fri, 2015-09-18 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Sat, 2015-09-26 Kitchener-Waterloo Public Observing Session
Fri, 2015-10-02 Ottawa Public Observing Session

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

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Phoenix lands on Mars.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Planetary Lineup Over Toronto dgrey 2 years 24 weeks ago
Urban observing with the Observer's Handbook DChapman 2 years 27 weeks ago
Pocket Sky Atlas Challenges for December JPKulczycki 2 years 29 weeks ago
David Dunlap's 150th Birthday EBriggs 2 years 31 weeks ago
Halloween Thoughts WMacDonald 2 years 33 weeks ago

Today

Today is Sun 24 May 2015, JD 2,457,167 (day 144 of 365 this year).