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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
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
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

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1792:

Sir John Herschel born, 1792.

1986:

Vega 2 encounters Comet Halley.

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Today

Today is Fri 6 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,088 (day 65 of 365 this year).