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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
Wed, 2015-05-06 Toronto Lecture Night
Thu, 2015-05-07 Okanagan Penticton Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-07 Sarnia Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-08 Mississauga Regular Meeting
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

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1918:

First light at DAO.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Urban Observing Report—the Go To Experience DChapman 3 days 6 hours ago
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An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 13 weeks 26 min ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 14 weeks 3 days ago

Today

Today is Wed 6 May 2015, JD 2,457,149 (day 126 of 365 this year).