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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.

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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
Tue, 2015-04-14 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-04-15 St. John's General Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-16 Calgary General Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-16 Niagara General Meeting
Fri, 2015-04-17 London Monthly Meeting
Sat, 2015-04-18 New Brunswick Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-04-21 Windsor Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-04-24 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-04-29 Okanagan Vernon Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-05 Okanagan Kelowna Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History


W. Herschel's first recorded telescopic observation.


Peltier observes R Leo for 1st time.

Personal Astronomy Blogs


Today is Sun 1 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,083 (day 60 of 365 this year).