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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

Upcoming Local Events

RASC centres across Canada host meetings and observing sessions, open to everyone. Come on out and enjoy an event near you!

January 28 RASC Okanagan Centre Regular Meeting
January 28 RASC Toronto Centre Recreational Astronomy Night
February 3 RASC Okanagan Centre Regular Meeting
February 5 RASC Okanagan Centre Regular Meeting
February 5 RASC Winnipeg Centre U of M Observatory/Planetarium Open House
February 5 RASC Sarnia Centre Regular Meeting
February 5 RASC Montreal Centre RASC Library Night
February 6 RASC Belleville Centre Regular Meeting
February 6 RASC Ottawa Centre Regular Meeting
February 7 RASC Toronto Centre DDO Members' Night
February 9 RASC Calgary Centre Regular Meeting
February 10 RASC Thunder Bay Centre Regular Meeting
February 11 RASC Victoria Centre Regular Meeting
February 11 RASC Toronto Centre Speaker's Night

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1967:

Apollo 1 fire.

Today

Today is Tue 27 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,050 (day 27 of 365 this year).