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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, 2015-05-08 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Sat, 2015-05-09 New Brunswick Monthly Meeting
Mon, 2015-05-11 Edmonton Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-12 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-13 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-15 London Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-19 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-20 St. John's General Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1781:

Méchain discovers M101.

Today

Today is Fri 27 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,109 (day 86 of 365 this year).