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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, 2015-06-05 Ottawa Public Observing Session
Mon, 2015-06-08 Edmonton Regular Meeting
Tue, 2015-06-09 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-10 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-11 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-11 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-12 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-12 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Sat, 2015-06-13 Toronto Dunlap Observatory 80th Anniversary
Tue, 2015-06-16 Windsor Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1979:

Gus Johnson (Kingston) discovers SN 1979C in M100.

Today

Today is Sat 18 Apr 2015, JD 2,457,131 (day 108 of 365 this year).