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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, 2015-05-22 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-04 Sarnia Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-05 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-05 Ottawa Regular Meeting
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

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1948:

David Levy born.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Urban Observing Report—the Go To Experience DChapman 2 weeks 5 days ago
March 11, 2015. Fantastic Night Observing Moonlighter 10 weeks 1 day ago
Comet Lovejoy, Feb 18th Moonlighter 13 weeks 1 day ago
An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 15 weeks 1 day ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 16 weeks 5 days ago

Today

Today is Fri 22 May 2015, JD 2,457,165 (day 142 of 365 this year).